Cardiovascular Pathology

For each of the following patient descriptions match the most closely associated lettered vascular disease process:

1. A 73-year-old man has had headaches for several months. He is found on physical examination to have a palpably painful region in the right temporal area. His sedimentation rate is 89 mm/hr. This condition abates following a course of corticosteroid therapy:

2. A 45-year-old man has a history of chronic alcoholism. For the past year, his physician has noted the presence of skin lesions present on the upper chest that have a central pulsatile core. Pressing on the core causes a radially arranged array of subcutaneous arterioles to blanch. The size of the lesions from core to periphery is 0.5 to 1.5 cm:

3. A 22-year-old G1P0 woman at 34 weeks gestation notes an enlarging nodule near a tooth. On examination there is a spongy red mass at the gingival margin adjacent to a molar. Following delivery the mass recedes:

4. A 46-year-old woman has a cough productive of reddish sputum for the past 3 months. On examination she is hypertensive but afebrile. Laboratory studies show an elevated serum creatinine and RBCs and RBC casts in her urine. A chest CT scan shows a reticulonodular pattern of densities in both lungs:

5. A 34-year-old HIV positive man has noted development of multiple reddish patches and plaques on skin surfaces over the past 5 months:

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A. Angiosarcoma B. Aortic dissection C. Aortic aneurysm D. Arteriovenous ̃stula
E. Giant cell arteritis F. Granuloma pyogenicum G. Hemangioma H. Henoch-Schonlein purpura
I. Kaposi sarcoma J. Lymphangioma K. Mycotic aneurysm L. Polyarteritis nodosa
M. Takayasu arteritis N. Telangiectasia O. Thromboangiitis obliterans P. Vasculitis, ANCA-associated


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