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[Takayasu's arteritis: new diagnostic tools and treatment].

Medicine F, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.
Harefuah 12/2010; 149(12):798-802, 810.
Source: PubMed

ABSTRACT Takayasu's arteritis (TA) is a chronic inflammatory disease, nvolving large blood vessels, such as the aorta and its major branches and the pulmonary arteries. TA is more prevalent in Asia, affecting young adults. This review strives to increase awareness of TA clinical presentation, new diagnostic tools and modern therapeutic options.

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