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Table 6 Tuberculoses lesion reported in distant places at the aorta

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

Site of location of Tuberculous injuries Takayasu’s n (%) Tuberculosis n (%) Atherosclerosis n (%)
Lung 6 (18) 20 (60) 5 (9)
Lung and peri pancreatic site 2 (6) 0 0
Lung and kidney 2 (6) 3 (9) 1 (2)
Lung ruptured aneurysm 1 (3) 1 (3) 0
Lung suprarenal glands 0 1 (3) 0
Lung and abdominal aorta 0 1 (3) 0
Complex Ghon 3 (9) 0 2 (4)
Mediastinum 2 (6) 0 0
Tuberculous meningitis 1 (3) 2 (6) 0
Pericardium 2 (6) 1 (3) 0
Tearing of aorta and hemoptysis 2 (6) 0 0
Neck 0 0 1 (2)
Kidney 0 0 1 (2)
Miliary 0 3 (9) 0
total 22 (61) 32 (97) 10 (19)