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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Artérite de Takayasu

Fainting may result from subclavian steal syndrome or carotid sinus hypersensitivity. The earliest detectable lesion is a local narrowing or irregularity of the lumen.

Those with the disease often notice symptoms between 15 and 30 years of age. D ICD – J Vasc Surg ; Chronic total occlusion and successful drug-eluting stent placement in Takayasu arteritis-induced renal artery stenosis. This inflammation leads to arterial stenosisthrombosisand aneurysms. American Journal of Human Genetics.

Early endovascular experience for treatments of Takayasu’s arteritis.

J Chin Med Assoc ; If treatment is not kept to a high standard, long-term damage or death can occur. Contrast angiography has been the gold standard. A hemodynamic study by means of ultrasonic Doppler flowmetry. Left anterior oblique angiographic image of Takayasu’s arteritis showing areas of stenosis in multiple great vessels. Subclavian takyasu in Takayasu’s arteritis.

Takayasu arteritis TA is a rare chronic granulomatous inflammatory arterial disease of unknown etiology that may affect the aorta and its main branches. Rev Port Cardiol ; Vascular diseases Vascular-related cutaneous conditions Steroid-responsive inflammatory conditions Systemic connective tissue disorders. Right renal artery stenosis complicating Takayasu disease.

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Imaging findings in Takayasu’s arteritis. Archived from the original on Her laboratory tests showed TSH One rare, important feature of the Takayasu’s arteritis is ocular involvement in form of visual field defects, vision loss, or retinal hemorrhage.

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat A sixty-five year-old female, born and living in Pelotas, a former smoker, with a previous history of mitral valve disease due to rheumatic fever sequelae, withs replacement by bioprosthesis for 9 years.

Clinical and statistical analyses of related prognostic factors” PDF. Two years ago she looked for an angiologist for medical aretrite due to a deep and erosive lesion in the medial portion of the right lower limb and a complaint of intermittent claudication.

Of note is the function of renal artery stenosis in the causation of high blood pressure: Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin: Goodpasture’s syndrome Sneddon’s syndrome. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Her laboratory tests did not stand out, with creatinine of 1.

Takayasu’s arteritis-recent advances in imaging offer promise. Arterote MRA shows an atypical aortic arch, with 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. Ann Intern Med ; In the late stage, weakness of the arterial walls may give rise to localized aneurysms.

The eye findings described by Takayasu are rarely seen in patients from North America and British Columbia. The initial “inflammatory phase” is often followed by a secondary “pulseless phase”.

Cardiac involvement and association with other diseases may also be present. Promising results are achieved with mycophenolate and tocilizumab [13]. Takayasu arteritis is a rare disease of unknown etiology that affects the aorta and its main branches. We present in this report the case of an elderly patient with late diagnosis of Takayasu’s arteritis and various comorbidities or related complications.


The neurological 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. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Journal of General Internal Medicine. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Mesut; Guthridge, Joel M. It is now known that the blood vessel malformations that occur in the retina are an angiogenic response 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.

Additional information Further information on this disease Classification s 4 Gene s 3 Clinical signs and symptoms Publications in PubMed Other website s These findings were consistent with the diagnosis of Takayasu arteritis.

Orphanet: Arterite de Takayasu

Takayasu’s arteritis is similar to other forms of vasculitis, including giant cell arteritis which typically affects older individuals. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment. A case takxyasu peculiar changes of the central retinal vessels.