- Inflammation of the intima of an artery.
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Arteritis may be acute, subacute, or chronic; when the inner coat alone is affected it is known as endarteritis.
Endarteritis, with its subsequent changes in the walls of arteries, is the primary cause of rupture in the majority of instances.