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Takayasu’s Arteritis Associated with Tuberculosis in a Young Yemeni Woman

By Khaled Al-Aghbari, Ahmed Al-Motarreb and Faiza Askar

Abstract

Takayasu’s arteritis (TA) is an autoimmune disease that affects the big arteries. A possible relationship between TA and tuberculosis (TB) has been suggested. Both diseases have similar chronic inflammatory lesions and occasionally granulomas on the arterial walls. We report a case of TA associated with TB

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: Medknow Publications
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3089823
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