Inflammatory Aneurysm of the Descending Aorta: A Case Report


  • Hitoshi Hirose
  • Anthony D. Cassano
  • Benjamin A. Youdelman
  • J. Steve Hou
  • Michael D. Strong III



We report a rare case of an inflammatory descending aneurysm. At surgery, the patient had multiple aneurysms on the descending aorta. Histology of the specimen demonstrated an infiltration of chronic inflammatory cells in the aortic media.


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Hirose, H., Cassano, A. D., Youdelman, B. A., Hou, J. S., & III, M. D. S. (2005). Inflammatory Aneurysm of the Descending Aorta: A Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 8(6), E431-E433.




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