Author(s): Raina Roopal Menezes, Larissa Martha Sams


DOI: 10.5958/2454-2652.2015.00041.4   

Address: Mrs. Raina Roopal Menezes1, Dr.Larissa Martha Sams2
1Jr. Lecturer, Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing (RGUHS), Mangalore
2Principal, Laxmi Memorial College of Nursing (RGUHS), Mangalore
*Corresponding Author’s

Published In:   Volume - 3,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2015

A 19 years old girl came to A.J Hospital at 3am with complaints of severe right hypochondriac pain abdomen since 2 days and got aggravated since 2 hours with 3 episodes of vomiting. She had one year back medical history of abdominal takayasu aorta arteritis.She was under treatment of Steroids and H2 blockers.In the last one year, her condition worsens over time suddenly with 2 episodes of emergency hospital admission with complaints of night sweats, severe headache with vomiting along with dyspnoea and unbearable right hypochondriac pain abdomen. Her recent pathology report shows high epithelial cells and hematological report shows high RBC- erythrocyte count (6-15 million/cumm) and decreased mean corpuscular value (67.2fL).She had no family history of such disease condition. She was diagnosed as abdominal takayasu aorta arteritis.

Cite this article:
Raina Roopal Menezes, Larissa Martha Sams. Abdominal Takayasu Aorta Arteritis. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(4): Oct. - Dec. 2015; Page 385-388. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2015.00041.4

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