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Table 2 Symptoms at presentation and throughout disease in children with Takayasu Arteritis

From: Takayasu Arteritis in the pediatric population: a contemporary United States-Based Single Center Cohort

Symptom Patients experiencing symptom at disease presentation (our study) Patients experiencing symptom throughout follow up care (our study) Patients experiencing symptom at disease presentation or throughout care (Brunner et al. Review)[6]
(n = 21) (n = 21) (n = 160-230) (%)
Anorexia 5 (23.8) 1 (4.8) NR
Arthralgias 3 (14.3) 3 (14.3) 33/230 (14.3)
Back Pain 3 (14.3) 3 (14.3) NR
Blurred Vision 2 (9.5) 2 (9.5) NR
Carotidynia 1 (4.8) 1 (4.8) NR
Chest Pain 1 (4.8) 3 (14.3) 15/199 (7.5)
Dizziness 0 (0.0) 1 (4.8) NR
Dyspnea 4 (19.1) 4 (19.1) 49/210 (23.3)
Emesis 2 (9.5) 0 (0.0) 40/199 (20.1)
Fatigue 8 (38.0) 6 (28.6) NR
Fever 3 (14.3) 5 (23.8) 47/160 (29.4)
Headache 3 (14.3) 3 (14.3) 66/210 (31.4)
Jaw Pain 2 (9.5) 0 (0.0) NR
Lower Extremity Claudication 3 (14.3) 3 (14.3) NR
Myalgias 0 (0.0) 3 (14.3) NR
Night Sweats 3 (14.3) 1 (4.8) NR
Non- Post-Prandial Abdominal Pain 1 (4.8) 2 (9.5) 33/199 (16.6)
Palpitations 1 (4.8) 1 (4.8) 29/199 (14.6)
Paresthesias 1 (4.8) 4 (19.1) NR
Post-Prandial Abdominal Pain 1 (4.8) 2 (9.5) NR
Rash/Skin Lesions 0 (0.0) 2 (9.5) 12/230 (5.2)
Seizure-like Activity 2 (9.5) 0 (0.0) NR
Syncope 1 (4.8) 2 (9.5) 4/199 (2.0)
Upper Extremity Claudication 0 (0.0) 3 (14.3) NR
Weight Loss 10 (47.6) 4 (19.1) NR
  1. NR = Not Reported.