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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 839795, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/839795
Case Report

Three Presentations of Takayasu’s Arteritis in Hispanic Patients

1Department of Medicine, Olive-View UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 91342, USA
2The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
3Division of Nephrology, Olive-View UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 91342, USA

Received 29 July 2012; Revised 18 October 2012; Accepted 2 November 2012

Academic Editor: Alexander Bauer

Copyright © 2012 Ramy Magdy Hanna et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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