Table 7

 Classification criteria for Takayasu arteritis

CT, computed tomography; MR, magnetic resonance.
Angiographic abnormalities (conventional, CT, or MR) of the aorta or its main branches (mandatory criterion), plus at least one of the following four features:
• Decreased peripheral artery pulse(s) and/or claudication of extremities
• Blood pressure difference >10 mm Hg
• Bruits over aorta and/or its major branches
• Hypertension (related to childhood normative data)