Takayasu arteritis

Case contributed by Dr Matthew Lukies

Presentation

Intermittent chest, abdomen and bilateral upper limb pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
CT

CT findings are consistent with Takayasu arteritis.

Case Discussion

The patient, in this case, was treated with corticosteroids and methotrexate, and the disease remained stable. Repeat CT and PET two years later showed stable disease and no evidence of active disease.

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Case information

rID: 52141
Case created: 23rd Mar 2017
Last edited: 26th Mar 2017
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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