This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormal pattern of respiration||
Abnormal respiratory patterns
Unusual breathing patterns
|Abnormality of the aortic valve||0001646|
|Dilatation of the ascending aorta||0005111|
|Inflammatory abnormality of the eye||0100533|
Intermittent migraine headaches
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormality of the endocardium||0004306|
|Neurological speech impairment||
Disturbances of consciousness
Noninflammatory retina disease
|Percent of people who have these symptoms is not available through HPO|
Inflammation of artery
Making a diagnosis for a genetic or rare disease can often be challenging. Healthcare professionals typically look at a person’s medical history, symptoms, physical exam, and laboratory test results in order to make a diagnosis. The following resources provide information relating to diagnosis and testing for this condition. If you have questions about getting a diagnosis, you should contact a healthcare professional.
Research helps us better understand diseases and can lead to advances in diagnosis and treatment. This section provides resources to help you learn about medical research and ways to get involved.
Support and advocacy groups can help you connect with other patients and families, and they can provide valuable services. Many develop patient-centered information and are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct you to research, resources, and services. Many organizations also have experts who serve as medical advisors or provide lists of doctors/clinics. Visit the group’s website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
Living with a genetic or rare disease can impact the daily lives of patients and families. These resources can help families navigate various aspects of living with a rare disease.
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I have been diagnosed with Takayasu arteritis. It has changed my life in many ways and I am yet to accept this condition. It has been very difficult for me to deal with this diagnosis and I'm not sure who to talk to or who to get information from. See answer