Vasculitis is a large inclusive medical term for a class of uncommon diseases that are characterized by inflammation of your blood vessels. Your vascular system is composed of the blood vessels of your body.
In turn, your blood vessels are made up of arteries that transport oxygen-rich blood to the tissues and cells of your body. Your vascular system is also composed of veins that take oxygen-depleted blood from your tissues to your lungs to get more oxygen.
Vasculitis is marked by inflammation in and damage to the walls of different blood vessels in your body. Each one of this category of diseases is distinguished by distribution of blood vessel involvement, certain patterns of particular organ involvement and laboratory test abnormalities. As a group, these diseases are referred to as vasculitides.
Pulseless disease is a rare kind of vasculitis. Your aorta is the large artery that takes blood from your heart to the rest of your body. If you have pulseless disease, your aorta is hurt by inflammation. Pulseless disease also causes inflammation in the main branches of your aorta.
Pulseless disease is known by other names. It is also referred to as Takayasu’s arteritis and aortic arch syndrome.
Dr. Mikito Takayasu was the one who first described this syndrome. He described it in 1908.
Pulseless disease can take place in anyone, at any age, and this disease takes place in all races. Having said that, pulseless disease develops most often in Asian women who are between the ages of 15 and 30. In fact, women are 8 to 9 times more prone to develop pulseless disease than men are.
The cause of pulseless disease in not known at this time. Researchers think that it may be an autoimmune disease. An autoimmune disease is one in which your immune system that attacks anything foreign that invades your body, for some unknown reason, attacks healthy tissues and cells of your own body.
There are some signs and symptoms that are characteristic of pulseless disease in its early stages. Some of these that you may experience include:
Weight loss that is fast and unintentional
Muscle or joint pain
Occasional low-grade fever.
As pulseless disease advances and progresses, it may result in the narrowing of your arteries. Then, you may also begin to experience other signs and symptoms. Some of these are:
A feeling of weakness that comes about from mild anemia
Absent or diminished pulse in your wrists
Disturbances that occur in your vision
Blood pressure that is not the same in each one of your arms
High blood pressure in your lung arteries that can result in shortness of breath and fatigue (pulmonary hypertension)
High blood pressure (hypertension)
Notching of your upper ribs
Atrophy of your facial skin
Pigmentation of your facial skin
Transient weakness on one side of your body
Weakness or pain in your arm when you use it (claudication)
Increased gamma globulin levels in your blood
Headaches and lightheadedness.
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