Takayasu's arteritis

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Noun1.Takayasu's arteritis - disorder characterized by the absence of a pulse in both arms and in the carotid arteries
arteritis - inflammation of an artery
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Takayasu's arteritis is observed commonly in young adult women and rarely in adolescent girls.
Takayasu arteritis most often occurs in women between the ages of 15 and 45 years, whereas giant cell arteritis is most commonly diagnosed in patients older than 50 years.
Takayasu [16], let [M.sub.n,k] denote the stable summand of [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] which corresponds to the Steinberg module of the general linear group [GL.sub.n]([F.sub.2]) [14].
Note on spun normal surfaces in 1-efficient ideal triangulations Ensil KANG and Joachim Hyam RUBINSTEIN Takayasu cofibrations revisited Hai Nguyen DANG HO and Lionel SCHWARTZ Above two, communicated by Kenji FUKAYA, M.J.A.
Takayasu's arteritis, named after the Japanese ophthalmologist who first described the ocular manifestations in 1908, is a large-vessel vasculitis of unknown etiology that mainly affects women during their reproductive years.
EULAR/ PRINTO/ PRES criteria for Henoch-Schonlein purpura, childhood polyarteritis nodosa, childhood Wegener granulomatosis and childhood Takayasu arteritis: Ankara 2008.
(4) The acquired form of coarctation of aorta is commonly associated with inflammatory conditions like Takayasu arteritis (5) and severe atherosclerosis.
Takayasu's arteritis, radiation arteritis, giant cell arteritis, congenital aortic abnormalities and thoracic outlet syndrome have also been reported as possible causes.
Takayasu's aortoarteritis or pulseless disease is an inflammatory vascular disease of unknown etiology with varied natural history, clinical presentation and prognosis.
Structural and functional damage is present in the aortic walls in different human diseases such as hypertension (SAH), atherosclerosis, Takayasu's arteritis (TA), Turner's syndrome, and Marfan's syndrome (M) and its variants (MV) [25-28].