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arteritis

[‚ärd·ə′rīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of an artery.
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In conclusion, although Takayasu's arteritis is a rare disease, physicians should be mindful of serious complications such as coronary involvement and dissection.
Impaired cardiac and vascular motion in patients with Takayasu's arteritis: A velocity vector imaging-based study.
However, post-PTA restenosis with Takayasu's arteritis has been reported to occur much frequently than in association with atherosclerotic diseases, particularly in diffuse and long stenotic lesions.
There is poor correlation between Clinical, Laboratory, Radiologic and Histologic data in Takayasu's arteritis. Arteriography is the Gold standard test in Takayasu's arteritis.
Takayasu's Arteritis can be divided into the following 6 types based on angiographic involvement
Takayasu's arteritis is a progressive disorder with varied clinical features indicative of vascular involvement, end organ damage making general anesthesia for laparoscopic surgery particularly challenging.
However, the question why this syndrome does not seem to occur in patients with Takayasu's arteritis and other renovascular hypertensive disease, where hypertension is frequently severe, highlights the probability that there are as yet unidentified processes that result in the condition.
This constellation of anatomic abnormalities and symptoms is generally attributed to either a developmental/congenital disorder or to inflammatory vasculitis such as Takayasu's arteritis (TAK).
and Girasoli et al., can be found in patients with Wegener's granulomatosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Cogan's syndrome, relapsing polychondritis, polyarteritis nodosa, Sjogren's syndrome, myasthenia gravis, Behcet's disease, Takayasu's arteritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and other autoimmune conditions.
In the scientific community, there is growing interest regarding associated symptoms in Takayasu's arteritis (TA), an autoimmune condition that mainly affects the medium and large arteries [1].