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Criteria of Sharma et al for the Diagnosis of Takayasu Arteritis

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for Takayasu arteritis using the modifications of Ishikawa's criteria as proposed by Sharma et al.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

M31.4

Description:

Sharma et al modified Ishikawa's criteria for Takayasu arteritis to address certain aspects that limited their usefulness in clinical practice. The authors are from the University of Manitoba in Canada and the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, India.

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