Takayasu arteritis presenting with spontaneous pneumothorax


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

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.62, ss.879-883, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 62 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.24953/turkjped.2020.05.024
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.879-883

Özet

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.