"Takayasu Arteritis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A chronic inflammatory process that affects the AORTA and its primary branches, such as the brachiocephalic artery (BRACHIOCEPHALIC TRUNK) and CAROTID ARTERIES. It results in progressive arterial stenosis, occlusion, and aneurysm formation. The pulse in the arm is hard to detect. Patients with aortitis syndrome often exhibit retinopathy.
- Takayasu Arteritis
- Arteritis, Takayasu
- Pulseless Disease
- Young Female Arteritis
- Arteritides, Young Female
- Arteritis, Young Female
- Female Arteritides, Young
- Female Arteritis, Young
- Young Female Arteritides
- Takayasu Syndrome
- Takayasu's Arteritis
- Takayasus Arteritis
- Arteritis, Takayasu's
- Arteritis, Takayasus
- Takayasu Disease
- Disease, Takayasu
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