Disease Information for Aortitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bruit, chest
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Decreased peripheral pulses
New heart murmurs
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Thigh claudication
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Chronic disorder
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Syphilis
Family History
Family history/Dissecting aneurysm
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Takayasu's pulseless aortitis syndrome
Associated Disease & Complications
Aorta rupture, thoracic spontaneous
Aortitis
Dissecting aortic aneurysm
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Aorta involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Thoracic aortic involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Regional vasculitis/Arteritis
Process
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disorder (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Vascular/venous/phlebitis (ex)
Definition

Inflammation of the wall of the aorta.

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NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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