Takayasu's Arteritis: The "Macaroni Sign"

S. Meini, V. De Franco, A. Auteri, D. Pieragalli
2006 Circulation  
Ultrasound B-mode and color-duplex flow imaging of the left common carotid artery (longitudinal section): homogeneous, midechoic, circumferential wall thickening ("macaroni sign") with luminal stenosis. CCSX indicates left common carotid artery. Intimamedia thickness is 0.20 to 0.22 cm (the maximal normal value is 0.06 cm).
doi:10.1161/circulationaha.106.628206 pmid:17043171 fatcat:7652grtgercjxctmzl34c3o2ie