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Magnetic resonance imaging of Takayasu's aortitis in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9357236     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A fusiform aneurysm involving the ascending aorta and aortic arch in an 8-month-old infant was imaged with magnetic resonance. Histologic studies of the excised aneurysm indicated Takayasu's arteritis. Takayasu's arteritis has rarely been reported in infants, and involvement of the ascending aorta and aortic arch is an unusual finding in this age group.
Authors:
C S Mitchell; M T Parisi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association     Volume:  97     ISSN:  0098-6151     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Osteopath Assoc     Publication Date:  1997 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-12-04     Completed Date:  1997-12-04     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503065     Medline TA:  J Am Osteopath Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  607-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Infant
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Male
Sensitivity and Specificity
Takayasu Arteritis / diagnosis*,  pathology

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