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Descriptor English: Takayasu Arteritis
Descriptor Spanish: Arteritis de Takayasu
Descriptor arteritis de Takayasu
Entry term(s) enfermedad sin pulso
síndrome de aortitis
Scope note: Proceso inflamatorio crónico que afecta a la AORTA y sus ramas principales, como la arteria braquiocefálica (TRONCO BRAQUIOCEFÁLICO) y las ARTERIAS CARÓTIDAS. Se produce una progresiva estenosis arterial, oclusión, y formación de aneurisma. Es dificil encontrar el pulso en el brazo. Los pacientes afectos de aortitis suelen presentar retinopatía.
Descriptor Portuguese: Arterite de Takayasu
Descriptor French: Maladie de Takayashu
Entry term(s): Aortitis Syndrome
Arteritides, Young Female
Arteritis, Takayasu
Arteritis, Takayasu's
Arteritis, Takayasus
Arteritis, Young Female
Disease, Takayasu
Female Arteritides, Young
Female Arteritis, Young
Pulseless Disease
Syndrome, Aortitis
Takayasu Disease
Takayasu Syndrome
Takayasu's Arteritis
Takayasus Arteritis
Young Female Arteritides
Young Female Arteritis
Tree number(s): C14.907.109.239.650
C14.907.940.090.800
C17.800.862.875
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013625
Scope note: 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.
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CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2008; see TAKAYASU'S ARTERITIS 1995-2007,see PULSELESS DISEASE 1993-1994, see TAKAYASU SYNDROME 1991-1992, see AORTIC ARCH SYNDROMES 1965-1990, see AORTIC DISEASES 1963-1964; for AORTITIS SYNDROME see AORTIC ARCH SYNDROMES 1987-2007
History Note: 2008 (1963)
DeCS ID: 30893
Unique ID: D013625
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Takayasu Arteritis - Preferred
Concept UI M0021017
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Takayasu Arteritis
Entry term(s) Arteritides, Young Female
Arteritis, Takayasu
Arteritis, Takayasu's
Arteritis, Takayasus
Arteritis, Young Female
Disease, Takayasu
Female Arteritides, Young
Female Arteritis, Young
Pulseless Disease
Takayasu Disease
Takayasu Syndrome
Takayasu's Arteritis
Takayasus Arteritis
Young Female Arteritides
Young Female Arteritis
Aortitis Syndrome - Narrower
Concept UI M0001547
Preferred term Aortitis Syndrome
Entry term(s) Syndrome, Aortitis



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