Takayasu disease with predominant pulmonary involvement.

@article{Elsasser2000TakayasuDW,
  title={Takayasu disease with predominant pulmonary involvement.},
  author={Serge Elsasser and M A Gonz{\'a}lez Soler and Chris Thomas Bolliger and Kurt Jaeger and Ursula H. Steiger and Andr{\'e} Paul Perruchoud},
  journal={Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases},
  year={2000},
  volume={67 2},
  pages={213-5}
}
We report a case of Takayasu's arteritis with predominant pulmonary involvement, which led eventually to complete obliteration of the right pulmonary artery. Subsequently, cavitation and chronic inflammation developed in the nonperfused right lung. A right pneumonectomy was performed to control the infectious process, leading to functional improvement and better control of the underlying immunologic disorder. 

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