Inflammatory aneurysms of the aorta.

  title={Inflammatory aneurysms of the aorta.},
  author={Janet L Crawford and Cary L Stowe and Hazim J. Safi and Charles H Hallman and E. S. Crawford},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={2 1},
This report concerns 30 patients with the acute form of "inflammatory aneurysm" of the aorta treated during a 27-year period between April 1957 and March 1984. There were 28 men and two women whose ages ranged from 46 to 78 years (most over 60 years). All were heavy smokers. The aneurysmal disease was located below the renal arteries and the inflammatory changes were limited to the abdomen in 24 patients; one patient had a ruptured aneurysm. The aneurysm involved the entire abdominal aorta in… CONTINUE READING