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Takayasu Arteritis

"Takayasu Arteritis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A chronic inflammatory process that affects the AORTA and its primary branches, such as the brachiocephalic artery (BRACHIOCEPHALIC TRUNK) and CAROTID ARTERIES. It results in progressive arterial stenosis, occlusion, and aneurysm formation. The pulse in the arm is hard to detect. Patients with aortitis syndrome often exhibit retinopathy.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Takayasu Arteritis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Takayasu Arteritis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 46 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2015
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.