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syphilitic aortitis

Wednesday 29 June 2011

Synopsis

- syphilitic aortitis
- possible occlusion of the infrarenal aorta
- possible aneurysmal dilatation
- atherosclerosis
- perivascular lymphocytic infiltration of the aortic vasa vasorum

References

- Syphilitic aortitis. A case report. du Toit DF, McCormich M, Laker L. S Afr Med J. 1985 May 11;67(19):778-9. PMID: #3992406#