Acute aortitis of the ascending aorta

Sahar A. Saddoughi, Martin D. Abel, Joseph J. Maleszewski, Hartzell V. Schaff

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We report a rare presentation of focal non-Aneurysmal aortitis with mural thrombus of the ascending aorta. This was successfully treated with surgical resection and intravenous antibiotics. Pathology of the surgical specimen suggests that this was likely infectious aortitis, but the source of infection has not been identified.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)142-144
Number of pages3
JournalInteractive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2017


  • Aortitis
  • Ascending aorta

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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