[Neurological manifestation of Takayasu's arteritis].

  title={[Neurological manifestation of Takayasu's arteritis].},
  author={Jennifer Z. Wang},
  journal={Zhonghua shen jing jing shen ke za zhi = Chinese journal of neurology and psychiatry},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={369-71, 385-6}
  • Jennifer Z. Wang
  • Published 1992 in
    Zhonghua shen jing jing shen ke za zhi = Chinese…
38 cases of Takayasu's arteritis were reported. The mean age of onset was 23.3 years with a female: male ratio of 1:1.7. The median delay between first symptom and time of diagnosis was 12.2 years. Headache was the most common symptom of neurologic manifestations (55%). Major neurologic events occurred in 52.7% patients in this group, including TIA, cerebral infarction, hypertensive encephalopathy, lacunar infarct, seizure, paraplegia, watershed infarct, cerebral hemorrhage, Moyamoya phenomenon… CONTINUE READING