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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 23-25

Takayasu’s Arteritis Presenting With Fever and Hemoptysis

Department of Cardiology, R. G. Kar Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Pritam K Chatterjee
10/31 Kasundia 2nd Bylane, Shibpur, Howrah 711104 West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/jacp.jacp_42_16

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Takayasu’s arteritis (TA) is a rare, systemic, inflammatory large-vessel vasculitis of unknown etiology resulting in a granulomatous inflammation of the aorta and its major branches. It most commonly affects the women of childbearing age. Pulmonary artery involvement is very rare. We, hereby, report a case of TA presenting with fever and hemoptysis due to pulmonary artery involvement.

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