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Table 3 Frequency of different arterial abnormalities at specific sites in 21 children with Takayasu Arteritis

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

Type of abnormality AA IA LSA RSA LVA RVA LCA RCA TDA CT SMA LRA RRA AbA IMA LIF RIF PA Total
Aneursym 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Dilation 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Edema 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 13
Inflammation 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 10
Stenosis* 7 6 6 7 1 1 9 8 9 6 5 5 8 9 1 3 4 1 96
Occlusion 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 10
Plaque 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Thrombus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Total 15 9 8 11 1 1 15 11 17 7 10 6 10 15 1 3 4 1  
  1. *Definition for renal artery stenosis = 60% or greater on Duplex.
  2. AA = Ascending Aorta, IA = Innominate Artery, LSA = Left Subclavian Artery, RSA = Right Subclavian Artery, LVA = Left Vertebral Artery, RVA = Right Vertebral Artery, LCA = Left Carotid Artery, RCA = Right Carotid Artery, TDA = Thoracic Descending Aorta, CT = Celiac Trunk, SMA = Superior, Mesenteric Artery, LRA = Left Renal Artery, RRA = Right Renal Artery, AbA = Abdominal Aorta, IMA = Inferior Mesenteric Artery, LIF = Left Iliofemoral Artery, RIF = Right Ileofemoral Artery, PA = Pulmonary Artery.