Syphilitic aortitis

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Answer D. Syphilitic aortitis with accelerated atherosclerosis


Atherosclerosis: Molecular and Cellular MechanismsSyphilitic aortitis causes obliterative endarteritis of the vasa vasorum. This leads to ischemia and smooth muscle atrophy of the aortic media.can cause dilation of the aortic ring leading to aortic insufficiency.

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