Giant cell aortitis of the ascending aorta without signs or symptoms of systemic vasculitis is associated with elevated risk of distal aortic events

Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Jan;64(1):317-9. doi: 10.1002/art.33343.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / complications
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / pathology*
  • Aorta / pathology*
  • Aorta, Abdominal / pathology
  • Aorta, Thoracic / pathology
  • Aortic Rupture / complications
  • Aortic Rupture / pathology*
  • Female
  • Giant Cell Arteritis / complications
  • Giant Cell Arteritis / drug therapy
  • Giant Cell Arteritis / pathology*
  • Glucocorticoids / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Systemic Vasculitis / diagnosis*
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Glucocorticoids