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Table 2 Aortic lesion observed in the autopsy (macroscopic findings)

From: Detection of IS6110 and HupB gene sequences of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and bovisin the aortic tissue of patients with Takayasu’s arteritis

  Takayasu's Tuberculosis Atherosclerosis
   n (%)  
Without lesion 0 (0) 8 (24) 2 (3)
Ascending aorta 5 (15) 0 (0) 1 (1)
Descending aorta 0 (0) 2 (6) 4 (7)
Abdominal aorta 7 (21) 11 (33) 27 (50)
All 21 (64)* 12 (36)** 19 (35)***
Total 33 33 53
  1. * vs** P= 0.04; OR= 3.06, CI 95% (1.00-9.52).* vs *** P= 0.02; OR= 3.13, CI 95% (1.16-8.59).