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Vasculitis, Vasculitides

Hussain FH - MedPix (2001)

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Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

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There are several different types of arteries and various types of vasculitis or vasculitides. » Elastic Arteries (e.g. aorta) (multiple concentric layers of elastic fibers) » Muscular Arteries - 0.5 mm to 10 mm diameter (media with 8-40 layers of smooth muscle cells) » Aterioles 10um to 0.5 mm (<6 layers of smooth muscle cells, often only 1-2) The differential diagnosis for vasculitides in a young adult that involves both the anterior and posterior circulation includes: drugs infection (TB, fungus,...) collagen vascular disease (lupus) emboli http://vasculitis.med.jhu.edu/typesof/typesof.html http://jnnp.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/65/1/10

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left vertebral artery
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Vasculitis, Vasculitides

Hussain FH - MedPix (2001)

left vertebral artery
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MPX2779_synpic1212: left vertebral artery

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Topic

Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

There are several different types of arteries and various types of vasculitis or vasculitides. » Elastic Arteries (e.g. aorta) (multiple concentric layers of elastic fibers) » Muscular Arteries - 0.5 mm to 10 mm diameter (media with 8-40 layers of smooth muscle cells) » Aterioles 10um to 0.5 mm (<6 layers of smooth muscle cells, often only 1-2) The differential diagnosis for vasculitides in a young adult that involves both the anterior and posterior circulation includes: drugs infection (TB, fungus,...) collagen vascular disease (lupus) emboli http://vasculitis.med.jhu.edu/typesof/typesof.html http://jnnp.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/65/1/10

No MeSH data available.