is the inflammation
of the aorta
has a number of possible causes, to include: trauma
infection, certain immune disorders
, and bacterial
infection (notably, syphilis
Management appears to include the following treatment priorities; stop the inflammation
, treat complications, prevent and monitor for re-occurrence.
If untreated, has three distinct phases. A prepulseless inflammatory stat. Phase two includes vascular inflammation with pain secondary to the condition, along with tenderness to palpation over the site. Last phase includes symptoms of ischemia
and pain associated with the use of limbs. Limbs are also cool and clammy in this stage.