Takayasu's arteritis: A study of 104 Italian patients

M. Vanoli, E. Daina, C. Salvarani, M. G. Sabbadini, C. Rossi, G. Bacchiani, A. Schieppati, E. Baldissera, G. Bertolini

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Objective. Takayasu's arteritis (TA) is a rare vasculitis. The Italian Takayasu's Arteritis study group was established with the aim to describe a large cohort of patients. Methods. Data were collected by means of an ad hoc form. Demographic information, clinical history, vascular findings, treatment, risk factors, and comorbidities were analyzed. Results. Data of 104 patients were collected. The median delay in diagnosis was 15.5 months (range 0-325 months). Age at onset

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)100-107
Number of pages8
JournalArthritis Care and Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 15 2005


  • Clinical characteristics
  • Italian population
  • Rare disease
  • Systemic vasculitis
  • Takayasu's arteritis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology


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