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Abdominal pain as the presenting symptom of Takayasu arteritis in an adolescent male: A case report.

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Summary of "Abdominal pain as the presenting symptom of Takayasu arteritis in an adolescent male: A case report."

Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a chronic granulomatous inflammation affecting the aorta and its main branches. The clinical symptoms are mainly due to arterial claudication and end-organ ischaemia. Abdominal pain is an uncommon manifestation of TA.

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Name: Medicine
ISSN: 1536-5964
Pages: e11326

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