PMID: 2575742Oct 1, 1989

Does a common pathophysiological basis exist in the association of ulcerative colitis and Takayasu's aortitis? Report of a case

Postgraduate Medical Journal
H IkenagaM M Okura


A case of a young Japanese woman with long-standing ulcerative colitis complicated by preinfarction angina due to Takayasu's aortitis is presented. Successful emergency aorto-coronary bypass operation was performed. Whether the association of these two diseases can be explained by a common mechanism is discussed.


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