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Case Reports in Rheumatology
Volume 2017, Article ID 4580967, 5 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4580967
Case Report

Improvement of Arterial Wall Lesions in Parallel with Decrease of Plasma Pentraxin-3 Levels in a Patient with Refractory Takayasu Arteritis after Treatment with Tocilizumab

1Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Nagoya City University Hospital, Nagoya, Japan
2Department of Respiratory Medicine, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan

Correspondence should be addressed to Taio Naniwa; pj.ca.uc-ayogan.dem@awinant

Received 15 March 2017; Accepted 18 May 2017; Published 6 June 2017

Academic Editor: Gregory J. Tsay

Copyright © 2017 Shiho Iwagaitsu and Taio Naniwa. 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.

How to Cite this Article

Shiho Iwagaitsu and Taio Naniwa, “Improvement of Arterial Wall Lesions in Parallel with Decrease of Plasma Pentraxin-3 Levels in a Patient with Refractory Takayasu Arteritis after Treatment with Tocilizumab,” Case Reports in Rheumatology, vol. 2017, Article ID 4580967, 5 pages, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4580967.