Mikito Takayasu

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Mikito Takayasu
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Mikito Takayasu
Born September 4, 1860
Died November 20, 1938(1938-11-20) (aged 78)
Beppu, Ōita, Kyūshū
Nationality Japan
Alma mater Tokyo Imperial University
Occupation ophthalmologist
Organization Kanazawa University
Known for Reported in detail a disease now called Takayasu's arteritis

Mikito Takayasu (高安 右人 Takayasu Mikito?, September 4, 1860 - November 20, 1938) was a Japanese ophthalmologist known for his discovery of Takayasu's arteritis.[1]

Graduating from Tokyo Imperial University in 1887, Takayasu worked at what was to become Kanazawa University School of Medicine in Kanazawa, Ishikawa. After moving to Beppu, Kyūshū, he died in November 1938.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mikito Takayasu and Jokichi Takamine, Two Famous Japanese Doctors Who Were from Kanazawa, Japan" 12. Japanese Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2003. pp. 563–569.