Curry Koening

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Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis)

Does this patient have giant cell arteritis (temporal arteritis)? Giant cell arteritis (GCA), also known as temporal arteritis, is an uncommon form of granulomatous vasculitis that affects primarily the large and medium-sized arteries. GCA is a disease that affects elderly patients and rarely occurs in subjects under 50 years of age. The prevalence of GCA…

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