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Thoracic peri-aortic fibrosis in a patient of psoriasis – Cyclosporine as a putative etiologic agent.
Abstract/OtherAbstract :
The article describes an unusual occurrence of peri-aortic fibrosis with consequent luminal stenosis in descending thoracic aorta in an adult case of Psoriasis. The report also illustrates the role of Multi-detector CT in the diagnosis of thoracic peri-aortic fibrosis. The patient had received cyclosporine on multiple occasions during acute exacerbation of disease. In absence of any concomitant infective-inflammatory system disorder or atherosclerotic process, the cyclosporine is suggested as a putative etiologic agent for peri-aortic fibrosis.
Authors :
Dr Nitin P Ghonge, Rajesh Gothi Gothi
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Publisher :  EduRad Publishing     Type :  -     Format :  -    
Date Detail :
2008
Subject :
Peri-aortic fibrosis, Psoriasis, Cyclosporine toxicity.
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Source :
Journal of Radiology Case Reports
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