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Table 1 Clinical diagnosis of Takayasu arteritis criteria§

From: Takayasu arteritis a cause of hypertensive disorder of pregnancy: a case report

Clinical diagnosis of TA criteria
Age at disease onset ≤40 year
Claudication of extremities
Decreased brachial artery pulse
Systolic blood pressure difference >10 mm Hg between 2 arms
Bruit over subclavian arteries or aorta
Arteriographic evidence of narrowing or occlusion of aorta, its primary branches or large arteries in the proximal upper or lower extremities.
Diagnosis TA requires at least 3 of the 6 criteria.
  1. §The American College of Rheumatology