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Takayasu arteritis--causes and cures?

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Steroids or surgery

Prednisone/ steroids are the main way of treatment .
Some patients will require open bypass surgery in case of steroid resistance . Causes are idiopathic or unknown .. It is an autoimmune disease affecting the wall of large blood vessels causing narrowing by fibrosis.

In brief: Steroids or surgery

Prednisone/ steroids are the main way of treatment .
Some patients will require open bypass surgery in case of steroid resistance . Causes are idiopathic or unknown .. It is an autoimmune disease affecting the wall of large blood vessels causing narrowing by fibrosis.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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