Orphanet: Takayasu arteritis

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Takayasu arteritis

Disease definition

A rare predominantly large-vessel vasculitis that is characterized by affected aorta and its major branches, but also other large vessels, causing stenosis, occlusion, or aneurysm.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult, Adolescent
  • ICD-10: M31.4
  • OMIM: 207600
  • UMLS: C0039263
  • MeSH: D013625
  • GARD: 7730
  • MedDRA: 10043097
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