Absent Bilateral Upper Limb Pulses in Middle Age Male? Takayasu Arteritis

Vol 6 | Issue 3 | September-December 2020 | Page 25-26 | Somika Agarwal, Sapna Gupta, Divya Vijay


Author: Somika Agarwal [1], Sapna Gupta [1], Divya Vijay [1]

[1] Department of Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia, MMU Mullana, Haryana, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Somika Agarwal,
Department of Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia, MMU Mullana, Haryana, India.
E-mail: somika24@gmail.com


Absent Bilateral Upper Limb Pulses in Middle Age Male? Takayasu Arteritis


Abstract

Takayasu arteritis also termed as pulseless disease is a rare and chronic inflammatory arteritis of large vessels. It is manifested mainly in young age group between 10-40 years with a female predominance. Anesthetic management of these patients is challenging in view of fluctuation in blood pressure, intimal fibrosis and stenosis of major blood vessels and multiorgan involvement. Here we present a case of 55 year old male patient with bilateral absent upper limb pulses posted for emergency surgery in view of gall bladder perforation that was successfully managed under general anesthesia.
Keywords: Takayasu; Chronic; Inflammatory.


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How to Cite this Article: Agarwal S, Gupta S, Vijay D | Absent Bilateral Upper Limb Pulses in Middle Age Male? Takayasu Arteritis | Journal of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Case Reports | September- December 2020; 6(3): 25-26.

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