temporal arteritis

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Related to Giant-cell arteritis: Polymyalgia rheumatica, temporal arteritis, cranial arteritis
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Noun1.temporal arteritis - inflammation of the temporal arteries; characterized by headaches and difficulty chewing and (sometimes) visual impairment
arteritis - inflammation of an artery
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Graham E, Holland A, Avery A, Russell RW Prognosis in giant-cell arteritis.
Hysterectomy specimen showed evidence of giant-cell arteritis affecting the ovaries and myometrium.