Takayasu's arteritis in western South Dakota.

  title={Takayasu's arteritis in western South Dakota.},
  author={J M Cash and J A Engelbrecht},
  journal={South Dakota journal of medicine},
  volume={43 9},
Takayasu's arteritis is an inflammatory condition affecting the large arteries. While most reported cases are from Latin America and the Orient, the disease has a worldwide distribution. Patients frequently complain of claudication, arthralgias and fatigue, and physical examination is remarkable for vascular bruits and pulse deficits. The diagnosis is established by angiography and a typical clinical presentation. Prednisone is adequate treatment in the majority of patients. Cyclophosphamide… CONTINUE READING