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mesaortitis

(mĕz′ā-ôr-tītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of the middle layer of the aorta.
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  • Microscopically the process is found to be a subacute inflammation of the media, which has been called a mesaortitis.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • Mesaortitis is the primary lesion and acts as a locus minoris resistenti where an aneurysm forms.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield