Alina Popa

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Giant Cell Arteritis

I. What every physician needs to know. Giant cell arteritis (GCA), also known as temporal arteritis, is a chronic vasculitis of large and medium sized vessel that should be considered in individuals older than 50 who present with new onset of headache, visual dysfunction, polymyalgia rheumatica or systemic inflammatory symptoms. Giant cell arteritis is commonly…

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