ARTIGO ORIGINAL. Arterite de Takayasu: aspectos clínicos e terapêuticos em 36 pacientes. Takayasu’s arteritis: clinical and therapeutic aspects in 36 patients. Disease definition. Takayasu arteritis (TAK) is a rare inflammatory large-vessel vasculitis primarily affecting the aorta and its major branches, but also other large . Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , A.Z. Castellanos and others published Arterite de Takayasu.

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This demonstrates the difficulty in diagnosis, and corroborates the fact that several recent studies have shown a high prevalence in the elderly. Other search option s Alphabetical list. Diagnosis is based on the demonstration of vascular lesions in large and middle-sized vessels on angiography, CT scanmagnetic resonance angiography or FDG PET.

If treatment is not kept to a high standard, long-term damage or death can occur. The patient was then submitted to an angioplasty with a stent placement in the right iliac artery with complete resolution of the right lower limb injury.

The age at onset helps to differentiate Takayasu’s arteritis from other types of large vessel vasculitis.

She was then referred to the nephrology clinic, where she was admitted for investigation. In one of these visits, she complained of recent oliguria, slowness, drowsiness and hair loss.

After reviewing the MRA images, we could infer, besides all the aforementioned findings, the patient also suffered of subclavian steal syndrome, as she had an occlusion of the proximal segment of the left subclavian artery Figure 2from its origin all the way to the emergence of the vertebral artery, with filling of the distal bed of the subclavian, which happened because of the reverse blood flow from the ipsilateral vertebral artery.


Takayasu arteritis TA is a rare chronic granulomatous inflammatory arterial disease of unknown etiology that may affect the aorta and its main branches.

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In view of the chronic process and good collateral development, Raynaud’s phenomenon or digital gangrene are very rare arterige Takayasu arteritis.

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Check this box if you wish to receive a copy of your message. For patients who do not respond to steroids may require revascularization, either via vascular bypass or angioplasty and stenting. Infobox medical condition new All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Wikipedia articles with NDL identifiers.

The artefite symptoms of the disease vary depending on the degree; the nature of the blood vessel obstruction; and can range from lightheadedness to seizures in severe cases. Rev Bras Reumatol ;epub ahead of print.

Mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa involvement by takayasu’ arteritis.

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The initial “inflammatory phase” is often followed by a secondary “pulseless phase”. The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. Additional genetic variants and the classical HLA alleles were imputed and analyzed. Takayasu’s Arteritis in a Patient with Sydenham’s Chorea: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. Takayasu’s arteritis also known as Takayasu’s disease”aortic arch syndrome,” “nonspecific aortoarteritis,” and “pulseless disease” [1]: Having three or more of these criteria yields a sensitivity of The material is in no way dee to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.

Imaging findings in Takayasu’s arteritis. Renal revascularization in Takayasu arteritis-induced renal artery stenosis.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved from ” https: Coronal MRA shows an atypical aortic arch, argerite occlusion of the proximal segment of the left subclavian artery from its origin all the way to the emergence of the vertebral artery, with a filling of the distal subclavian bed. Takayasu’s arteritis-recent advances in imaging offer promise.

Takayasu’s arteritis

It is now known that the blood vessel malformations that occur in the retina are an angiogenic arterige to the arterial narrowings in the neck and that the absence of pulses noted in some people occurs because of narrowings of the blood vessels to the arms. The most commonly affected vessel is the subclavian artery, while renal artery stenosis is relatively uncommon. J Vasc Surg ; J Chin Med Assoc ; Promising results are achieved with mycophenolate and tocilizumab [13].