Takayasu arteritis presenting with spontaneous pneumothorax


Hizal M., DEMİR S. , Polat S. E. , ÖZEN S. , Kiper N.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.62, no.5, pp.879-883, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.24953/turkjped.2020.05.024
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.879-883

Abstract

Background. Takayasu arteritis (TA) is an idiopathic chronic inflammatory arteritis that affects the large blood vessels. Pulmonary involvement was considered an uncommon manifestation of the disease and spontaneous pneumothorax has not been previously described in association with TA.