ARTIGO ORIGINAL. Arterite de Takayasu: aspectos clínicos e terapêuticos em 36 pacientes. Takayasu’s arteritis: clinical and therapeutic aspects in 36 patients. Disease definition. Takayasu arteritis (TAK) is a rare inflammatory large-vessel vasculitis primarily affecting the aorta and its major branches, but also other large . Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , A.Z. Castellanos and others published Arterite de Takayasu.

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For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. Ttakayasu findings in Takayasu’s arteritis. Two Japanese physicians at the same meeting Drs. Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy Cryoglobulinemic vasculitis Bullous small vessel vasculitis Cutaneous small-vessel vasculitis. Journal of General Internal Medicine. A case with peculiar changes of the central retinal vessels.

Takayasu’s arteritis – Wikipedia

A rare complication of this condition are coronary artery aneurysms. These findings were consistent with the diagnosis of Takayasu arteritis. The patient continued takajasu with corticosteroids for three months only, after which rakayasu stopped and did not return to the angiologist.

In one of these visits, she complained of recent oliguria, slowness, drowsiness and hair loss. Subclavian steal in Takayasu’s arteritis. It mainly affects the aorta the main blood vessel leaving the heart and its branches, as well as the pulmonary arteries.

Artérite de Takayasu

If treatment is not kept to a high standard, long-term damage or death can occur. Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin: The clinical presentation is nonspecific, with signs and symptoms that vary according to the affected arterial segment. Having three or more of these criteria yields a sensitivity of In the late stage, weakness of the arterial walls may give rise to localized aneurysms. Summary and related texts. The age at onset helps to differentiate Takayasu’s arteritis from other types of large vessel vasculitis.


It is now known that the blood vessel malformations that occur in the retina are an angiogenic response to the arterial narrowings in the neck and that the absence of pulses noted in some people occurs because of narrowings of the blood vessels to the arms.

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. Specialised Social Services Eurordis directory. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Right renal artery stenosis complicating Takayasu disease.

The initial “inflammatory phase” is often followed by a secondary “pulseless phase”. One rare, important feature of the Takayasu’s arteritis is takayasj involvement in form of visual field defects, vision loss, or taksyasu hemorrhage.

J Chin Med Assoc ; The neurological symptoms of the disease vary depending on the degree; the nature takayau the blood vessel obstruction; and can range from lightheadedness to seizures in severe cases. Of note is the function of renal artery stenosis in the causation of high blood pressure: Takayasu’s arteritis Giant-cell arteritis.

This demonstrates the difficulty in diagnosis, and corroborates the fact that several recent studies have shown a high prevalence in the elderly. Those with the disease often notice symptoms between 15 and 30 years of age. Additional genetic variants and the classical HLA alleles were imputed and analyzed.

This may develop into stenosis and occlusion. A hemodynamic study by means of ultrasonic Doppler flowmetry. Since then, the bearer of heart failure, atrial fibrillation, and dyslipidemia, without a diagnosis of hypertension SAH.


Cardiac involvement and association with other diseases may also be present. The patient improved in renal arterrite with only intravenous hydration and was discharged with a creatinine of 2.

For patients who do not respond to steroids may require revascularization, either via vascular bypass or angioplasty and stenting. Renal revascularization in Takayasu arteritis-induced renal artery stenosis.

As with all aneurysms, the possibility of rupture and vascular bleeding is existent and requires monitoring. Takayasu arteritis ee a rare disease of unknown etiology that affects the aorta and its main branches. Takayasu arteritis TA is a rare chronic granulomatous inflammatory arterial disease of unknown etiology that may affect the aorta and its main branches.

Takayasu’s arteritis with renal artery stenosis diagnosed in a patient with 65 years old.

AdultAdolescent ICD Diagnosis is based on the demonstration of vascular lesions in large and middle-sized vessels on angiography, CT scanmagnetic resonance angiography or FDG PET. Disease definition Takayasu arteritis TAK is a rare inflammatory large-vessel vasculitis primarily affecting the aorta and talayasu major branches, but also other large vessels, causing stenosis, occlusion, or aneurysm.

Nephrol Dial Transplant ; Initial clinical manifestations can be insidious, with nonspecific signs and systemic symptoms, varying according to the affected arterial sites, and the left subclavian artery is the one most often involved, followed by the aorta, the common carotid, the renal and the vertebral artery.