Takayasu’s arteritis leading to dilated cardiomyopathy: a rare presentation

Sanjay Kumar Tanti., Sudhir Mishra and Asit Kumar Mishra

An eight year old female child presented with limb pain and features of congestive cardiac failure, found to have absent pulse in left upper limb and hypertension in right upper limb, investigated and found to have dilated cardiomyopathy with diffuse stenosis of aorta and renal arteries. The case was diagnosed as Takayashu’s arteritis with dilated cardiomyopathy and was managed conservatively with oral steroids, to which she responded well.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/23956429.ijcmpr20170030