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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   10

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2017

Pages :   873-874

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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A Case Report on Takayasu’s arteritis associated Aortic Regurgitation



Address:   Dhivya K*, Sonia B, Gulshan E Shabha, Leelavathi T
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharm-D, Sri Venkateswara College of Pharmacy, Chittoor- 517127
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00163.9

ABSTRACT:
Takayasu arteritis (TA), a rare large vessel vasculitis that affects aorta and its major branches. This report describes a 27 year-old woman who presented with dyspnoea on exertion and leg edema. Echocardiography revealed increased left ventricular volume and severe aortic regurgitation (AR). Aortic valve replacement (AVR) was performed. Histological study and other postoperative examinations revealed Takayasu’s arteritis (TA). Patient was treated with steroid therapy.
KEYWORDS:
Takayasu arteritis, Aortic regurgitation, Aortic valve replacement
Cite:
Dhivya K, Sonia B, Gulshan E Shabha, Leelavathi T. A Case Report on Takayasu’s arteritis associated Aortic Regurgitation. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2017; 10(3): 873-874.
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