Takayasu's arteritis


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Related to Takayasu's arteritis: Kawasaki disease, giant cell arteritis
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disorder characterized by the absence of a pulse in both arms and in the carotid arteries

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Takayasu's arteritis, also known as Martorell's syndrome, is an inflammatory disease that often affects the aorta and the proximal segments of the main aortic.
Assessment of mechanical properties of common carotid artery in Takayasu's arteritis using velocity-vector imaging.
Takayasu's arteritis is a chronic inflammatory arteritis affecting large vessels, predominantly the aorta and its main branches.
Takayasu's arteritis is more centrally located (therefore also known as aortic arch syndrome) and mainly affects the aorta and the main branches in the thoracic region (carotid arteries, brachiocephalic trunk, subclavian arteries, and the pulmonary arteries).
Unilateral weak radial pulse in a patient with systemic sclerosis: Takayasu's arteritis or thoracic outlet syndrome?
Machado, Takayasu's arteritis and pregnancy: a case of deleterious association Accepted: November 28, 1986; EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY.
DIAGNOSIS: Diagnostic criteria for Takayasu's arteritis as per 1990 American college of Rheumatology (ACR):
DISCUSSION: Takayasu's arteritis is a rare, systemic, inflammatory large-vessel vasculitis of unknown etiology that most commonly affects women of childbearing age.
Assessment of disease activity and progression in Takayasu's arteritis. Clin Exp Rheumatol 2011; 29(1 Suppl64): 86-91.
The patient and control cohorts were selected by 1:1 matching according to the following baseline variables: age; sex; comorbidities including hypertension (ICD-9-CM 401-405), diabetes mellitus (DM) (ICD-9-CM 250), hyperlipidemia (ICD-9-CM 272.0-272.4), Behcet's disease (ICD-9-CM 136.1), giant cell arteritis (ICD-9-CM 446.5), RA and other inflammatory polyarthropathies (ICD-9-CM 714), relapsing polychondritis (ICD-9-CM 733.99), and Takayasu's arteritis (ICD-9-CM 446.7); chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (ICD-9-CM 490-496); and medication history including use of a [sz]-blocker, calcium channel blocker, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, angiotensin receptor blocker, diuretic, steroid, or other immunosuppressant drug.
Noninvasive imaging in the diagnosis and management of Takayasu's arteritis. Ann Rheum Dis 2004; 63: 995-1000.
Takayasu's arteritis (TA) is a rare disease characterized by a focal stenotic process involving the aorta and the proximal segments of its main branches.
Other causes of CMI include fibromuscular dysplasia, vasculitis (Takayasu's arteritis, giant cell arteritis, polyarteritis nodosa, systemic lupus erythematosus, and thromboangiitis obliterans), malign tumors, and radiation.
However, it is surprising that no patient with Takayasu's arteritis or other renovascular hypertensive disease seen in our department has developed PRES.
Normally, aortic lesions are more frequently seen in large vessel vasculitis, such as giant cell arteritis and Takayasu's arteritis [4].