A comprehensive case report on Takayasu’s disease and the various complications associated with the disease.

Natalie Fae Smit

Abstract


Takayasu’s arteritis, which is also referred to as a pulseless disease or aortic arch syndrome, is an inflammatory and stenotic disease of the medium and large sized arteries [1]. The sequence of events that led to the diagnosis of Takayasu’s disease in a twenty-five year old male patient and subsequent complications and treatment regimen used in the treatment of his disease are reported on. Complications associated with Takayasu’s disease are highlighted. The epidemiology, patient management and radiographic appearance of the disease are discussed [1-9].

Keywords


aneurysms; stenosis; bruit; revascularisation surgery

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The South African Radiographer | ISSN 0258 0241

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