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11 November 2022: Articles

Inflammation of Pericardial Transverse Sinus Leading to Suspicion of Takayasu Syndrome

Challenging differential diagnosis, Educational Purpose (only if useful for a systematic review or synthesis), Rare coexistence of disease or pathology

Dominika Stępniak A* , Maciej Żechowicz A , Beata Moczulska D , Leszek Gromadziński E

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.937196

Am J Case Rep 2022; 23:e937196

Table 1. Laboratory results upon admission and during treatment.

Normal references valueUpon admissionAfter 8 daysAfter 12 daysAfter 14 days (one day with prednisone)After 19 days (six days with prednisone)
WBC (3.98–10.04×10/ul)6.05.610.38.711.1
Hb (11.2–15.7 g/dl)9.58.28.88.29.4
Hct (34.1–44.9%)28.124.725.323.228.2
Platelets number (150–400×10/ul)448490592663998
CRP (0–5 mg/l)71.9183.3163.3141.016.1
OB. (0–20 mm/h)87120
D-dimer (0–0.5 ug/ml)0.79
NT-proBNP (0–125 pg/ml)476.10
Troponin T (0–0.014 ng/ml)0.0060.007

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923