Inflammatory Peripheral Arterial Aneurysms

  • Gianluca FaggioliEmail author
  • Rodolfo Pini
  • Mauro Gargiulo
  • Antonio Freyrie
  • Raffaella Mauro
  • Andrea Stella


The inflammatory changes occurring in the wall of arterial aneurysms have been extensively studied in the abdominal aorta since the first description by While in 1972. However, similar aspects of atherosclerotic aneurysms located in other sites of the arterial system, such as the popliteal and femoral arteries, have been reported only exceptionally. To our knowledge, after an extensive search of PubMed using the terms inflammatory aneurysms, peripheral inflammatory aneurysms, peripheral aneurysms, and popliteal aneurysms, only two papers were found in the English language literature, and one of them is a case report [1, 2].


Aortic Aneurysm Abdominal Aorta Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Inflammatory Infiltrate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gianluca Faggioli
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Rodolfo Pini
    • 2
  • Mauro Gargiulo
    • 2
  • Antonio Freyrie
    • 2
  • Raffaella Mauro
    • 2
  • Andrea Stella
    • 2
  1. 1.Chirurgia VascolarePoliclinico S. OrsolaBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Vascular SurgeryUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly

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