temporal arteritis


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Related to temporal arteritis: Polymyalgia rheumatica
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inflammation of the temporal arteries

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Opportunistic infections in patients with temporal arteritis treated with corticosteroids.
Focal hypertrophic pachymeningitis in association with temporal arteritis.
Temporal arteritis can lead to vision loss or blindness in about 20 percent of untreated cases, and can precipitate a stroke or even death.
Pathology returned negative for temporal arteritis.
In 15 to 30 percent of people with PMR, the condition is associated with temporal arteritis, a condition that may cause blindness; it's important to see your physician if this is a possibility.
In 15-30 percent of people with PMR, it is associated with temporal arteritis, a serious condition that may cause blindness, so you should see your doctor if this is a concern.
COMMENT This is a tough case with plenty of blame to go around, but it provides a good reminder to think of temporal arteritis whenever an older patient complains of jaw pain.
Functional Headache: The most frequent include tension headache, vertebrogenic headache, cluster headache, sinus headache, vascular headache, and temporal arteritis.
Temporal arteritis is a granulomatous vasculitis and the presence of lymphocyte infiltration and giant cells with fragmentation of internal elastic lamina are characteristic findings on biopsy (9).
2-4 There are some clinicopathologic conditions that might be associated with CD; paraneoplastic pemphigus, Kaposi\'s sarcoma, Hodgkin\'s lymphoma, nephrotic syndrome, temporal arteritis, myasthenia gravis, recurrent pleural effusion and FDCS.
I look forward to helping bring Clearside's breakthrough products to market," said Lang, noting that the company's CLS1001 (triamcinolone acetonide) Suprachoroidal Injectable Suspension is being developed to treat sympathetic ophthalmia, temporal arteritis, uveitis and ocular inflammatory conditions unresponsive to topical corticosteroids.
angina, temporal arteritis, thrombosis, torn ligament) demanding prompt treatment, or a chronic condition (e.
He also had past medical history of temporal arteritis, hypertension, left hip arthroplasty and left inguinal hernia repair.
Of the secondary headaches, one of the most important to recognise is GCA, often referred to as temporal arteritis.
The artery most commonly affected is the temporal artery on either side of the head under the skin and the condition is sometimes called temporal arteritis.