20 06, 2021

Peripheral Artery Disease

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What is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is an inflammatory disease that most often affects the arteries of the lower extremities, less [...]

12 03, 2021

Polyarteritis Nodosa (PAN)

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Definition: necrotizing, small/medium-vessel vasculitis Symptoms: myalgias, arthralgias, subcutaneous nodules, neuropathy, hematuria Distribution of disease: Renal artery branches (85%) > hepatic artery branches (50%) = small [...]

12 03, 2021

Kawasaki Disease

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Definition: Post-infectious vasculitis of medium arteries Findings: Coronary artery aneurysms (15%), conjunctivitis, rash, fever ALSO: great vessel aneurysms   SUMMARY ●Kawasaki disease (KD, also called [...]

12 03, 2021

Buerger’s Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans)

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Definition: Idiopathic non-necrotizing panarteritis. Demographics: 98% male, 99% smokers Imaging findings: Segmental vascular occlusions, corkscrew vessels, large vessels will appear normal Distribution of disease: Legs [...]

12 03, 2021

Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis)

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Quick Take on Temporal Arteritis/Giant Cell arteritis (GCA): Nomenclature: Temporal arteritis is also known as Giant cell arteritis (GCA), Horton disease, and cranial arteritis.  All [...]

12 03, 2021

Mid-Aortic Syndrome, “Abdominal Coarctation”

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Etiology: idiopathic, neurofibromatosis, Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD), vasculitis, congenital Demographics: Entity seen in children and young adults, presenting with renal failure, juvenile hypertension, or rarely mesenteric [...]

10 03, 2021

Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)

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Definition: idiopathic proliferation of fibrous & muscular (fibromuscular!) tissue in medium & large arteries. This is not inflammatory and not atherosclerotic. FMD is the most [...]

10 03, 2021

Arterial Pathology

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Intimal Hyperplasia This is the common pathway following vascular injury (traumatic, iatrogenic, angioplasty, stent, etc.). After PTCA, this process usually occurs for 8-12 weeks and [...]

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