Takayasu disease with prominent pulmonary artery involvement: confusion with pulmonary disease leading to delayed diagnosis.

Abstract

Pulmonary artery involvement as the initial predominant clinical manifestation in Takayasu arteritis (TA) is rare. We describe a young adult female who presented with life-threatening complications of proximal pulmonary arterial involvement of Takayasu arteritis. In our case, atypical presentation of TA with pulmonary symptoms due to pulmonary artery… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10165-008-0081-9

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@article{Karada2008TakayasuDW, title={Takayasu disease with prominent pulmonary artery involvement: confusion with pulmonary disease leading to delayed diagnosis.}, author={Bilgehan Karadağ and Hasan Kiliç and Deniz G{\"{u}ney Duman and Zeki Ongen and Vural Ali Vural and Hasan Yazici}, journal={Modern rheumatology}, year={2008}, volume={18 5}, pages={507-10} }