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lymphoplasmacytic aortitis

Wednesday 29 June 2011

Microscopy

- primary lymphoplasmacytic aortitis
- primary lymphoplasmacytic periaortitis without giant cells
- medial-adventitial inflammation
- elastic fiber disruption in sites of gross aortic dissection

Complications

- association of primary lymphoplasmacytic aortitis and aortic dissection.

References

- IgG4-related inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm. Kasashima S, Zen Y. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2011 Jan;23(1):18-23. PMID: #21124083#

- IgG4-related systemic disease accounts for a significant proportion of thoracic lymphoplasmacytic aortitis cases. Stone JH, Khosroshahi A, Deshpande V, Stone JR. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2010 Mar;62(3):316-22. PMID: #20391477#

- Lymphoplasmacytic aortitis and acute aortic dissection. An uncommon association. Faye-Petersen OM, Arnold MM, Grizzle WE, Lie JT. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1996 Apr;120(4):402-4. PMID: #8619757#