Patient Comments: Takayasu Disease - Treatment

What types of treatment have you received for Takayasu disease?

Comment from: Concerned Mom, 19-24 Female (Caregiver) Published: July 23

My daughter was diagnosed with juvenile arthritis at the age of 4 and Takayasu arteritis at the age of 16. She is on a gluten free diet. It seems to help symptoms for both. Too much gluten can cause inflammation. It is worth looking into.

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Comment from: susan, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: April 08

My treatment for Takayasu was a Dacron graft. As I understand, it was fitted into my aorta, just under my rib cage, and fed down to my kidneys, where it bypassed the disease. Then the arteries to my kidneys, bowels, and spleen were fitted onto the Dacron graft.

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