[Giant cell arteritis and takayasu's disease: histopathological criteria (author's transl)].

Abstract

Both of these arterial diseases may involve the aorta and the major arterial trunks. Two cases of subclavian involvement are used to contrast them from a histopathological standpoint. In giant cell arteritis, the lesions affect above all the internal elastic layer and the inner part of the media, destroyed by an inflammatory infiltrate with giant cells. In… (More)

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