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Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome caused by presumed Takayasu arteritis
Ki Wuk Lee, Sang Taek Lee, Heeyeon Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2016;59(Suppl 1):S145-S148.   Published online November 30, 2016

Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a chronic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology that affects mainly the aorta, main aortic branches, and pulmonary arteries. Diverse neurological manifestations of TA have rarely been reported in children. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a neuroradiological condition that presents with headache, seizure, visual disturbances, and characteristic lesions on imaging. Inflammatory condition and severe hypertension in...

Aortic valve replacement surgery for a case of infantile Takayasu arteritis
Hye Won Kwon, Yoon Jung Suh, Ji Seok Bang, Bo Sang Kwon, Gi Beom Kim, Eun Jung Bae, Woong Han Kim, Chung Il Noh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2012;55(7):254-258.   Published online July 17, 2012

Takayasu arteritis is a chronic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology primarily affecting the aorta and its major branches and usually occurring in the second or third decade of life. Here, we report a case of Takayasu arteritis in a 10-month-old patient. The infant presented with signs of congestive heart failure and severe aortic regurgitation. Echocardiography and computed tomography angiography showed...

A Case of Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty in Takayasu Arteritis
Hyun Cheol Lee, Moon Sang Park, Won Kyu Choi, Mee Kyung Namgoong, Hae Yong Lee, Beak Keun Lim, Hyung Goo Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1993;36(2):280-286.   Published online February 15, 1993
Takayasu arteritis is a chronic inflammatory arteriopathy of unknown etiology affecting large vessels, particulary the aorta and its main branches. We experienced a case of Takayasu arteritis type III in a 9 years old girl. The diagnosis was made by physical examinations and digital subtration aortography(DSA) which showed occulsion of left subclavian artery and left renal artery and stenosis of abdominal...
Original Article
Renovascular Hypertension in Childhood.
Jae Won Song, Soo Heun Lim, Yong Choi, Kwang Wook Ko, Chang Yee Hong, Kyung Mo Yeon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1986;29(4):381-386.   Published online April 30, 1986
The following results were obtained from a retrospective analysis of 21 cases of renovascular hypertension who were admitted to Pediatric Department, Seoul National University Hospital, during the period from January 1978 to December 1985. 1) Takayasu arteritis was the most common cause (15 out of 21, 71%), and fibromuscular dysplasia of renal artery was confirmed only in two (9.5%) cases. 2) Male...
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