Published: 21 April 2024
Author(s): Xiaochuan Sun, Chenglong Fang, Shangyi Jin, Jing Li, Yunjiao Yang, Xiaofeng Zeng, Xinping Tian
Issue: May 2024
Section: Original Article

Takayasu arteritis (TAK) is a chronic systemic granulomatous vasculitis that mainly affects aorta and its major branches in young women [1]. The inflammatory damage of arteries can develop progressively and ultimately cause ischemia of related organs and even life-threatening events [2]. Much heavier disease burden of TAK has been noted in some Asian regions including China than western countries.

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