Author(s): Gayathri Murugan1, Sudha Muthu2, S. Ramya Ramalingam3
Aortoarteritis is also known as Takayasu Arteritis, Aortic Arch Syndrome and Pulseless Disease. The disease is a rare vascular disease that cause progressive damage including inflammation, scarring, narrowing and abnormal ballooning inside the wall of aorta and major arteries with formation of aneurysms. Thus, the disease carries high morbidity and mortality. The occurrence of aortoarteritis during pregnancy is a very rare occurrence. The complications are fatal with the continuation of pregnancy. We are reporting a case of aortoarteritis in pregnancy diagnosed first at 19 weeks of gestation for Medical Termination of Pregnancy and successful outcome was achieved by combined multidisciplinary approach.