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Acute panuveitis and Takayasu’s arteritis
  1. J Y Kausman,
  2. A Walker,
  3. S Piper
  1. Monash Medical Centre, Australia
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr A Walker, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Melbourne, Victoria 3168, Australia;


A 12 year old boy presented with severe hypertension and was diagnosed with renal artery stenosis requiring balloon angioplasty. Takayasu’s arteritis was subsequently diagnosed, but he also developed acute panuveitis, an entity not previously reported in a child with this condition.

  • renovascular hypertension
  • Takayasu’s arteritis
  • hypertension, uveitis
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