Coronary artery lesions in Takayasu arteritis: Pathological considerations

  title={Coronary artery lesions in Takayasu arteritis: Pathological considerations},
  author={Osamu Matsubara and Takeshi Kuwata and Tetsuo Nemoto and Tsutomu Kasuga and Fujio Numano},
  journal={Heart and Vessels},
This communication reviews the clinical and pathological features of coronary artery lesions in Takayasu arteritis. The incidence of coronary artery involvement has been reported to be 9% to 10%, and is observed mainly in autopsy cases because coronary artery disease is usually not evident until the occurrence of angina pectoris or myocardial infarction, or after the onset of congestive heart failure. On the basis of pathological features, the following three types of coronary artery lesions… CONTINUE READING


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