Takayasu's arteritis

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Related to Takayasu's arteritis: Kawasaki disease, giant cell 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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The following are the differential diagnoses for Takayasu's arteritis,
Takayasu's arteritis was first described by a Japanese ophthalmologist, Dr.
Takayasu's arteritis is a rare, chronic inflammatory and stenotic disease of medium- and large-sized arteries, characterised by a predilection for the aortic arch and its branches.
Takayasu's arteritis, which are occasionally seen in children and have a good prognosis, need to be recognised and referred early.
Takayasu's arteritis is a chronic, non-specific primary and granulomatous vasculitis of large vessels such as the aorta and other major branches.
Takayasu's arteritis is observed commonly in young adult women and rarely in adolescent girls.
The frequency of Takayasu's arteritis among our patients was 6%, which was the same as that reported by the American College of Rheumatology.
Takayasu's arteritis, radiation arteritis, giant cell arteritis, congenital aortic abnormalities and thoracic outlet syndrome have also been reported as possible causes.
Laboratory and Radiologic Manifestations and Complications in Patients with Takayasu's Arteritis in Three University Hospitals.
Subsequently, this nonspecific panarteritis that affects the intima and the adventitia of the aorta and its major branches was called Takayasu's arteritis.
A amyloidosis in Takayasu's arteritis long term survival on maintenance haemodialysis.