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Acute ischemic stroke in a patient of Takayasu’s arteritis

Synrang Batngen Warjri, Tony Ete, Gaurav Kavi, Rinchin Dorjee Megeji, Bhupen Barman, Swapan Saha, Manish Kapoor, Animesh Mishra.

Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a chronic inflammatory condition usually seen in females mainly affecting aorta and its branches resulting in clinical manifestations such as malaise, claudication, and pulselessness. Raised erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein are important markers of active inflammation other than clinical features associated. Rarely TA may involve coronary and cerebral arteries resulting in myocardial infarctions and cerebrovascular accidents.

Key words: Takayasu Arteritis; Cerebrovascular Accident; Ischemic Stroke

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