Takayasu Arteritis

Takayasus arterit

Engelsk definition

A chronic inflammatory process that affects the AORTA and its primary branches, such as the brachiocephalic artery (BRACHIOCEPHALIC TRUNK) and CAROTID ARTERIES. It results in progressive arterial stenosis, occlusion, and aneurysm formation. The pulse in the arm is hard to detect. Patients with aortitis syndrome often exhibit retinopathy.

Svenska synonymer

Aortabågsarterit

Engelska synonymer

Arteritis, Takayasu Pulseless Disease Young Female Arteritis Arteritides, Young Female Arteritis, Young Female Female Arteritides, Young Female Arteritis, Young Young Female Arteritides Takayasu Syndrome Takayasu's Arteritis Takayasus Arteritis Arteritis, Takayasu's Arteritis, Takayasus Takayasu Disease Disease, Takayasu Aortitis Syndrome Syndrome, Aortitis