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Takayasu's arteritis

Introduction: Takayasu's arteritis

Description of Takayasu's arteritis

Takayasu's arteritis: A thrombo-obliterative process of the great vessels stemming from the aortic arch, occurring generally in young women. Radial and carotid pulses are typically obliterated. Skin changes are due to the disturbed circulation. There may be loss of hair and atrophy of the skin and its appendages with underlying muscle atrophy. (Andrews' Diseases of the Skin, 8th ed)
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Takayasu's arteritis: A thrombo-obliterative process of the great vessels stemming from the aortic arch, occurring generally in young women. Radial and carotid pulses are typically obliterated. Skin changes are due to the disturbed circulation. There may be loss of hair and atrophy of the skin and its appendages with underlying muscle atrophy. (Andrews' Diseases of the Skin, 8th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Takayasu's arteritis

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Takayasu's arteritis

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