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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 116-117

Middle aortic syndrome caused by Takayasu arteritis


Department of Pediatrics, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal ­General Hospital and Medical College, Sion, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Syed Ahmed Zaki
Room no.509, new RMO quarters, Sion, Mumbai-400022
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1995-705X.102158

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The middle aortic syndrome (MAS) is a rare condition characterized by diffuse narrowing of the descending thoracic aorta, abdominal aorta, or both. It can be congenital or acquired due to several conditions. We report an 8-year-old girl who developed middle aortic syndrome due to Takayasu arteritis.


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