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Table 1 General characteristics of untreated TA patients with elevated ASO titer

From: Elevated antistreptolysin O titer is closely related to cardiac mitral insufficiency in untreated patients with Takayasu arteritis

NoDisease duration (month)SymptomsNumano TypeFeatures of valvular involvementASO titer
(IU/ml)
11Left upper limb weaknessIIbMild mitral insufficiency276
2120DizzinessV, P+Mild aortic insufficiency, mitral valve thickening, calcification and adhesion, moderate mitral stenosis and insufficiency980
3144Dizziness, FatigueVMild aortic insufficiency, mitral valve calcification and prolapse, moderate mitral insufficiency, mild tricuspid insufficiency398
45Chest tightnessVMitral annulus dilatation and valve edge thickening, severe mitral insufficiency, moderate tricuspid insufficiency, pulmonary hypertension (Systolic pulmonary artery pressure: 70 mmHg)580
512Double upper limb weaknessIMild aortic insufficiency, mitral valve thickening, mild mitral insufficiency709
66Headache, fever, FatigueIVNone560
71Chest tightness, PalpitationsINone269
8180Chest tightnessVSevere mitral insufficiency, mild tricuspid insufficiency, mild pulmonary insufficiency, pulmonary hypertension (Systolic pulmonary artery pressure: 50 mmHg)226
91HeadacheIAortic valve edge thickening, mild mitral insufficiency, mild tricuspid insufficiency991
1048Left upper limb weakness, PalpitationsIIa, P+Aortic valve edge thickening, severe aortic insufficiency, mild mitral insufficiency, severe tricuspid insufficiency,274
11360FatigueIIINone279
123Chest tightnessIIb, P + C+Aortic valve edge thickening, moderate aortic insufficiency, mild mitral insufficiency, mild tricuspid insufficiency, pulmonary hypertension (Systolic pulmonary artery pressure: 59 mmHg)268
1360Double upper limb weaknessIIbMild aortic valve insufficiency544