Aortic Aneurysm in Takayasu’s Syndrome

Document Type : Case Report


Ascending aortic aneurysm is a relatively rare complication of Takayasu’s arteritis. We report a 54 year old lady, a known case of Takayasu’s syndrome, who was operated for the second time because of aneurysmal change in the ascending aorta (Iranian Heart Journal 2008; 9 (2):55-58).


Ali Sadeghpour Tabaee MD*, Shahryar Mali MD**, Jalal Vahedian MD***, Soheila Arefi MD****

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