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Below is a web-site with pictures of temporal arteritis with the halo demonstrated:
 
http://arthritis-research.com/content/8/4/R116
 
Stephanie Lask, BS, RVT

--- On Thu, 5/27/10, Steve Knight <[log in to unmask]> wrote:


From: Steve Knight <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: imaging aortitis??
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Date: Thursday, May 27, 2010, 1:21 PM






Look for a hypoechoic halo around the aorta. 
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From: "Smith, Matthew G." <[log in to unmask]> 
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 09:17:37 -0400
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Subject: Re: imaging aortitis??



I think you’d just scan it like an aortic aneurysm study.
 


 Matt
  




From: UVM Flownet [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of kai Wee Leong
Sent: Thursday, May 27, 2010 08:00
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Subject: imaging aortitis??
 Any RVT's out there who have experience in imaging aortitis???

One of our patients just had an endoluminal graft repair for AAA and the vascular surgeon suspected that the patient had aortitis.



I will appreciate if you could share with me your experiences and describe the ultrasound images of aortitis.



Is it easy to pick up aortitis from ultrasound images? Do you see wall thickening in the residual aneurysm sac?



Thanks



kaiwee
  



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