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Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a rare type of idiopathic large vessel vasculitis, which affects the aorta and its major branches1; however, clinical characteristics of cardiac hypertrophy in TA are not well known. A 73-year-old man with a medical history of TA was transferred to our department of intensive care unit for pulseless ventricular tachycardia. He was resuscitated with cardioversion and antiarrhythmic drugs. The three-dimensional CT demonstrated a pathognomonic view of TA with stenosis of the carotid artery and subclavian artery (figure 1A). During the clinical examination, a cardiac MRI revealed marked …