pulseless disease


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Related to pulseless disease: Takayasu disease
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Noun1.pulseless disease - 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 arteritis, or "pulseless disease," is a rare chronic inflammatory arteriopathy affecting large vessels, such as aorta, its branches, and the main pulmonary artery.
This disease is also referred as pulseless disease, aortic arch syndrome, young female arteritis, and idiopathic aortitis.
Patients with a history of congenital heart disease, severe valvular disease, cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation, impulse conduction disturbances or aortic coarctation, hemiplegia, and pulseless disease and those with history of transradial coronary intervention were not included.