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Takayasu arteritis: Overview, Causes

Takayasu arteritis: Overview, Causes

Definition Takayasu arteritis is an inflammation of the aorta — the artery that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body — and its major branches. See also: Aortic arch syndrome Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors The … Read more

Takayasu arteritis: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Arm weakness or pain with use Chest pain Dizziness Fatigue Fever Light-headedness Muscle or joint pain Skin rash Night sweats Vision changes Weight loss Diagnosis & Tests Decreased radial pulses (at the wrist) Difference in blood pressure … Read more