Hypertension is not a disease of the left arm: a difficult diagnosis of hypertension in Takayasu's arteritis

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Hypertension and its cause may be missed by failure to measure blood pressure in both arms. We report a case of Takayasu's arteritis where diagnostic confusion arose because there was a failure to detect a difference in blood pressure between the arms.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)573-5
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Human Hypertension
Volume15
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2001