Crohn's disease and Takayasu's arteritis: Is this association difficult to find out?

M. De Simone, U. Cioffi, M. Quatrini, A. Lemos, M. Ciulla, F. Botti, A. Carrara, R. Marconato, E. Contessini Avesani

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Abstract

Takayasu's arteritis is rarely reported associated with Crohn's disease in the English world literature. A case of Takayasu's arteritis type V in a young female affected by Crohn's disease is presented and the pathophysiology mechanism, and the clinical and diagnostic aspects are underlined. Surgical strategy is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)441-443
Number of pages3
JournalMinerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica
Volume52
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2006

Keywords

  • Angiography
  • Crohn's disease
  • Takayasu's arteritis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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