Periarteritis of coronary arteries with severe eosinophilic infiltration. A new pathologic entity (eosinophilic periarteritis)?

@article{Kajihara1988PeriarteritisOC,
  title={Periarteritis of coronary arteries with severe eosinophilic infiltration. A new pathologic entity (eosinophilic periarteritis)?},
  author={Hiroki Kajihara and Yoshiko Kato and Atsushi Takanashi and Hiromichi Nakagawa and Eiichi Tahara and Taisuke Otsuki and Yukiko Tsuchioka and Hiroshi Amioka and Minoru Okamoto and Hideo Matsuura},
  journal={Pathology, research and practice},
  year={1988},
  volume={184 1},
  pages={
          46-52
        }
}
A 40 year-old male presented symptoms of angina pectoris for about nine years and expired with symptoms of unstable angina, changing pattern at the terminal stage. At autopsy, both right and left coronary arteries of the subepicardial region were grayish white and elastic hard. Histologically, inflammatory infiltration was localized in adventitia of coronary arteries located in the subepicardial region. Inflammatory cells infiltrated into the adventitia were mostly eosinophiles. The medial… CONTINUE READING
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