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Pericardial effusion as primary manifestation of Takayasu arteritis

Item Type:Letter
Title:Pericardial effusion as primary manifestation of Takayasu arteritis
Creators Name:Fateh-Moghadam, S. and Huehns, S. and Schmidt, W.A. and Dietz, R. and Bocksch, W.
Abstract:Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a chronic vasculitis, affecting young women in 80-90% of cases with greatest prevalence in Asians. As exsudative pericarditis is an extremely rare, but a possible manifestation of TA, we report on a young women who presented with recurrent febrile pericardial effusion as primary manifestation of TA.
Keywords:Takayasu Arteritis, Pericardial Effusion, Doppler Ultrasonography, Pulseless Disease
Source:International Journal of Cardiology
ISSN:0167-5273
Publisher:Elsevier (The Netherlands)
Volume:145
Number:1
Page Range:e33-e35
Date:5 November 2010
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2008.12.133
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