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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Based on the patient's medical history, she had been diagnosed with Takayasu's arteritis 12 years earlier due to renal artery stenosis, subclavian artery stenosis, and intermittent claudication.
Nityanand, "Complement and cell mediated cytotoxicity by antiendothelial cell antibodies in Takayasu's arteritis," Journal of Rheumatology, vol.
Takayasu's arteritis (TAK) is a rare chronic inflammatory disease characterized by panarteritis of large arteries (1).
Takayasu's arteritis is a rare chronic inflammatory arteritis of large blood vessels, predominantly involving the aorta and its major branches.
Furthermore, FDG-PET/CT maybe able to differentiate between giant cell arteritis (GCA), Takayasu's arteritis (TA), and polyarteritis nodosa (PAN).
- Takayasu's arteritis. Clinical study of 107 cases.
Takayasu's arteritis (TA) is a primary arteritis of unknown cause, which occurs in the women of the childbearing age.
Other causes of occlusion include dissecting aortic arch aneurysm, embolism, and Takayasu's arteritis.
DISCUSSION: Takayasu's Arteritis is a rare, idiopathic, noninfectious, chronic granulomatous, large vessel vasculitis of young adults affecting the aorta [1, 2] and its branches such as the pulmonary [3] arteries.
INTRODUCTION: Takayasu's Arteritis (TA) is a chronic inflammatory and stenotic disease of medium and large size arteries characterized by strong predilection for aortic arch and its branches, hence also referred to as "Aortic arch Syndrome" (1).
Diagnostic criteria for Takayasu's arteritis. Int J Cardiol 1996; 54: 141-7.