Concurrence of sarcoidosis and aortitis: case report and review of the literature.

@article{Weiler2000ConcurrenceOS,
  title={Concurrence of sarcoidosis and aortitis: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={V{\'e}ronique Weiler and Susanne Redtenbacher and Christian Bancher and Michael B. Fischer and Josef S Smolen},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={2000},
  volume={59 11},
  pages={850-3}
}
Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a rare manifestation of systemic large vessel vasculitis which affects predominantly the aorta and its main branches, but often remains unrecognised owing to delayed diagnosis and non-characteristic clinical features. Sarcoidosis, too, is a systemic inflammatory disease which can affect virtually any organ system. Reports about… CONTINUE READING