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Proteus Takayasu's arteritis with unusual intracranial granulomatosis as initial manifestation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20354858     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Takayasu's arteritis (TA) is an inflammatory vasculitis of aorta and its branches, its low incidence limited our recognition to this entity. We sometimes can confuse this desease with polyarteritis nodosa and other vasculitis when no conventional "big artery" involved in TA cases. Here we report a 26-year-old man with Takayasu's arteritis who presented with a provisional intracranial granulomatosis first and then saccular aneurysms between celiac trunk and arteria hepatica communis and many other proteus manifestations, which is seldom described before.
Authors:
Yu Qiang Chen; Yuan Wang; Feng Wang; Nian Song Wang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Rheumatology international     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1437-160X     ISO Abbreviation:  Rheumatol. Int.     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8206885     Medline TA:  Rheumatol Int     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2185-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology, Sixth People's Hospital Shanghai, Jiao Tong University, 600 Yishan Road, 200233, Shanghai, China.
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