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Development of outcome measures for large-vessel vasculitis for use in clinical trials: opportunities, challenges, and research agenda.

Abstract:

Giant cell (GCA) and Takayasu's arteritis (TAK) are 2 forms of large-vessel vasculitis (LVV) that involve the aorta and its major branches. GCA has a predilection for the cranial branches, while TAK tends to affect the extracranial branches. Both disorders may also cause nonspecific constitutional symptoms. Although some clinical features are more common in one or the other disorder and the ages of initial presentation differ substantially, there is enough clinical and histopathologic overlap...

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10.3899/jrheum.110275

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Direskeneli, H More by this author
Kermani, TA More by this author
Matteson, EL More by this author
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Journal:
The Journal of rheumatology
Volume:
38
Issue:
7
Pages:
1471-1479
Publication date:
2011-07-05
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EISSN:
1499-2752
ISSN:
0315-162X
URN:
uuid:fb3f5e77-fb0b-416c-a797-c1ee7eea7df3
Source identifiers:
163970
Local pid:
pubs:163970

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