Definition of Takayasu's arteritis

1. Noun. Disorder characterized by the absence of a pulse in both arms and in the carotid arteries.

Exact synonyms: Pulseless Disease
Generic synonyms: Arteritis



Definition of Takayasu's arteritis

1. Noun. An inflammatory disease of unknown cause, affecting the aorta and most common in young Asian women. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Takayasu's arteritis

1. A thrombo-obliterative process of the great vessels stemming from the aortic arch, occurring generally in young women. Radial and carotid pulses are typically obliterated. Skin changes are due to the disturbed circulation. There may be loss of hair and atrophy of the skin and its appendages with underlying muscle atrophy. (andrews' diseases of the skin, 8th ed) (12 Dec 1998)

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