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Inflammatory aneurysm of aorta: development documented by computed tomography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3581845     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aortic aneurysmal disease appears to be the central focus of the inflammatory process resulting in inflammatory aneurysm formation. Some authors believe that inflammatory aortic aneurysm disease is a distinct clinicopathologic entity; however, others have included it with retroperitoneal fibrosis. The histologic features of inflammatory aneurysm suggest an immunologic basis for the lesion, with the atherosclerotic aorta as a possible source of the allergen.
R D Kittredge; R Gordon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of computed tomography     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0149-936X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Comput Tomogr     Publication Date:  1987 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-06-29     Completed Date:  1987-06-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7805373     Medline TA:  J Comput Tomogr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  128-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Abdominal / radiography
Aortic Aneurysm / etiology,  radiography*
Aortitis / complications*,  radiography
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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