Inflammatory aneurysm of the ascending aorta and aortic arch

Ann Thorac Surg. 1997 Jul;64(1):251-3. doi: 10.1016/s0003-4975(97)00458-x.


Inflammatory aortic aneurysms are distinct clinical entities seen mostly in the infrarenal abdominal aorta and rarely in the descending thoracic aorta. We present the case of a 61-year-old woman with an inflammatory aortic aneurysm of the ascending aorta and aortic arch.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aortic Aneurysm / diagnostic imaging
  • Aortic Aneurysm / pathology*
  • Aortic Aneurysm / surgery
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / diagnostic imaging
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / pathology
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / surgery
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Inflammation
  • Middle Aged
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed