temporal arteritis

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inflammation of the temporal arteries

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Giant cell arteritis may present with significant anemia, weight loss, high ESR, and monoclonal gammapathy and can mimic myeloma.
The role of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in the treatment of giant cell arteritis.
Key Words: female genital tract, giant cell arteritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, temporal arteritis, vasculitis
A right temporal artery biopsy disclosed giant cell arteritis.
AAION is most commonly associated with Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) but has been reported in association with other inflammatory conditions such as Wegener's granulomatosis.
This is an unusual case of giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica.
Based upon anecdotal case reports of a high degree of efficacy for infliximab in patients with long-standing giant cell arteritis, a 22-center multinational trial is underway randomizing newly diagnosed patients with this disorder to infliximab plus corucosteroids or steroids alone.
A biopsy of the right temporal artery disclosed changes typical of giant cell arteritis.
Some auto-immune diseases, such as giant cell arteritis (4), are also more common in elderly people.
Compared with controls, psoriatic arthritis patients were found to have significantly higher rates of systemic sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, giant cell arteritis, and Sjogren's syndrome.
GSK today announced that dosing has commenced in a phase III study evaluating sirukumab, a human anti-interleukin (IL)-6 monoclonal antibody, for the treatment of patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA).
Takayasu arteritis most often occurs in women between the ages of 15 and 45 years, whereas giant cell arteritis is most commonly diagnosed in patients older than 50 years.