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Severe Takayasu's arteritis of the pulmonary arteries: Report of a case with successful surgical treatment

Authors
Journal
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
0735-1097
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
5
Issue
2
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0735-1097(85)80062-0
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Although involvement of the aorta and its large branches is more common, Takayasu's arteritis involving the pulmonary arteries is well recognized. This report describes an adolescent girl with an uncommonly severe form of Takayasu's arteritis involving the pulmonary arteries. A successful surgical treatment is presented.

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