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Takayasu arteritis with high titre of antiphospholipid antibodies and MTHFR Polymorphism.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16133896     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The association of antiphospholipid antibodies and Takayasu arteritis is very rare and few cases have been reported in the past. Though Takayasu arteritis patients were treated in the past with stenting, there have been no reports of patients with this association being treated with carotid stenting. We present here a young Bahraini female with Takayasu arteritis, primary antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase C 677 T and A 1298 C polymorphism, who was treated with carotid stenting and anticoagulants.
Adel Al Jishi; Pudukode R Krishnan; Wassim Y Almawi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0929-5305     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Thromb. Thrombolysis     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-31     Completed Date:  2005-11-15     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9502018     Medline TA:  J Thromb Thrombolysis     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  47-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Salmaniya Medical Complex, Manama, Bahrain.
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MeSH Terms
Antibodies, Antiphospholipid / blood*
Antiphospholipid Syndrome / genetics,  immunology,  radiography
Aorta, Thoracic / radiography
Carotid Artery, Common / radiography
Carotid Stenosis / surgery
Coronary Angiography
Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (NADPH2) / genetics*
Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide*
Takayasu Arteritis / enzymology,  genetics*,  immunology,  radiography
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Antiphospholipid; 65-71-4/Thymine; 71-30-7/Cytosine; EC Reductase (NADPH2)

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