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A case of concentric left ventricular hypertrophy with falsely normal blood pressure in patient with Takayasu's arteritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18484166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is a case of full-blown Takayasu's arteritis in a young woman complicated with recurrent strokes, which was diagnosed late, after echocardiographic examination identifying concentric left ventricular hypertrophy of unknown cause and falsely normal blood pressure due to arterial stenoses in all four limbs. Herein we describe this interesting and instructive case with a short review of literature.
Il-Suk Sohn; Suk-Tae Jang; Eun-Sun Jin; Sung-Min Park; Jin-Man Cho; Young-Tae Kwak; Chong-Jin Kim; Hochul Park; Jong-Hoa Bae
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2008-05-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart and vessels     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0910-8327     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Vessels     Publication Date:  2008 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-05-19     Completed Date:  2009-01-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511258     Medline TA:  Heart Vessels     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  209-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiovascular Center of Kyunghee East-West Neo Medical Center, 149 Sangil-dong, Gangdong-gu, Seoul 134-727, Republic of Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Antihypertensive Agents / therapeutic use
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / etiology*,  pathology,  physiopathology,  therapy
Blood Pressure*
Constriction, Pathologic
Hypertension / etiology*,  pathology,  physiopathology,  therapy
Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular / etiology*,  pathology,  physiopathology,  therapy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Stroke / etiology*,  pathology,  physiopathology,  therapy
Takayasu Arteritis / complications,  diagnosis*,  pathology,  physiopathology,  therapy
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures
Young Adult
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antihypertensive Agents

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