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Takayasu's arteritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15924843     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Takayasu's arteritis is an uncommon disease. A case of Takayasu's arteritis in a young soldier is reported, who presented with generalized weakness, easy fatigability and claudication of upper limbs. On clinical examination the brachial and radial pulses were absent bilaterally while carotids were palpable. Doppler studies and angiogram confirmed occlusion of right and left subclavian arteries.
Authors:
Muhammad Hussain Tahir; Tahir Iqbal; Muhammad Khalid Raja
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1022-386X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Publication Date:  2005 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-05-31     Completed Date:  2005-09-13     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606447     Medline TA:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  362-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, CMH, Pano Aqil Cantt.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Angiography
Diagnosis, Differential
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Immunosuppressive Agents / therapeutic use
Male
Military Personnel
Subclavian Artery / radiography,  ultrasonography
Takayasu Arteritis* / diagnosis,  drug therapy
Ultrasonography, Doppler
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunosuppressive Agents

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