8 Aortitis and Aortic Aneurysm in Systemic Vasculitis

  title={8 Aortitis and Aortic Aneurysm in Systemic Vasculitis},
  author={Ana Garc{\'i}a-Mart{\'i}nez and Sergio Prieto-Gonz{\'a}lez and Pedro Arguis and Georgina Esp{\'i}gol and Jos{\'e} Hern{\'a}ndez-Rodr{\'i}guez and Maria C Cid},
Vasculitis encompasses a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by inflammation of blood vessels. Inflammation affects vessels of any type and size, and causes a wide range of clinical manifestations, depending on the vascular bed involved. The preferential size of involved vessels and the targeted tissues determine the clinical presentation and… CONTINUE READING