Takayasu's arteritis

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What is Takayasu's arteritis?

Takayasu's Arteritis is a rare, chronic, inflammatory disease primarily of the aorta and its branches. It is occasionally called "pulseless disease" because there is difficulty in detecting peripheral pulses that sometimes occurs as a result of the vascular narrowing.

Common symptoms reported by people with Takayasu's arteritis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for Takayasu's arteritis

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Compare treatments taken by people with Takayasu's arteritis

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Who has Takayasu's arteritis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 60 say Takayasu's arteritis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 11
30s 19
40s 12
50s 13
60s 5
70+ 6
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 7
20-29 years 8
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 63

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 23
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from Takayasu's arteritis patients who have completed their condition history
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