Medical Definition of Brachiocephalic arteritis

1. Giant-cell arteritis seen in older adults; characterised by inflammatory lesions in medium sized arteries, most commonly in the head, neck and/or shoulder girdle area; lesions include fragmented elastin, macrophages, and giant cells. Erythrocyte sedimentation rate is usually markedly elevated. Visual loss can occur. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brachiocephalic Arteritis

brachials
brachiata
brachiate
brachiated
brachiates
brachiating
brachiation
brachiations
brachiator
brachiators
brachinite
brachinites
brachio-
brachiobasilic
brachiocephalic
brachiocephalic arteritis (current term)
brachiocephalic muscle
brachiocephalic trunk
brachiocephalic vein
brachiocephalic veins
brachiocrural
brachiocubital
brachioganoidei
brachiogram
brachiolaria
brachiolarias
brachiologia
brachiopod
brachiopoda
brachiopodous

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