Extracranial carotid aneurysm caused by Takayasu's arteritis is extremely r
are. We have experienced six cases of extracranial carotid aneurysm among 1
06 cases of Takayasu's arteritis that were treated surgically in the past 5
0 years. We herein review these cases and discuss the surgical indications
and postoperative course of this rare disease. We report original observati
ons about extracranial carotid aneurysm in Takayasu's arteritis.