Carol Langford

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Vasculitis: Takayasu Arteritis

Does this patient have Takayasu arteritis? Takayasu arteritis is a primary systemic vasculitis that predominantly affects the large vessels that include the aorta, its major branches, and the pulmonary arteries. Vessel inflammation results in stenoses or aneurysms of the affected arteries. Epidemiology Takayasu arteritis is estimated to affect 2.6 in 1 million people. Takayasu arteritis…

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