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Takayasu's arteritis

Symptoms of Takayasu's arteritis

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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Takayasu's arteritis: Complications

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Takayasu's arteritis: Medical Mistakes

Takayasu's arteritis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Takayasu's arteritis

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be considered more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more »

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Takayasu's arteritis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Takayasu's arteritis: Rare Types

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Clinical Trials for Takayasu's arteritis

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Definitions of 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 - Diseases Database)


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