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Criteria for the Classification of Takayasu Arteritis

Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a chronic large vessel vasculitis that affects aorta, its main branches and pulmonary arteries. The inflammatory process results in stenosis, occlusion, dilation or aneurysm formation in the arterial wall.

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Revised ACR Criteria for the Classification of Giant-Cell Arteritis (GCA)

Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) is a systemic vasculitis of the medium and large sized vessels with a tendency to involve extracranial branches of the carotid arteries.

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