Heart Views

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

Middle aortic syndrome caused by Takayasu arteritis


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

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Syed Ahmed Zaki
Room no.509, new RMO quarters, Sion, Mumbai-400022
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Zaki SA. Middle aortic syndrome caused by Takayasu arteritis.Heart Views 2012;13:116-117


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Zaki SA. Middle aortic syndrome caused by Takayasu arteritis. Heart Views [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 Sep 28 ];13:116-117
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