temporal 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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Giant cell arteritis is a kind of vasculitis that causes inflammation of blood vessels.
Giant cell arteritis is the most common primary vasculitis, [6] predominantly affecting older individuals.
Because the giant cell arteritis may cause a significant diagnostic problem among older THS patients, pathological studies may be required for these patients (6,28).
4) Giant cell arteritis of the breast (GCAB) was first described by Waugh in 1950.
Tocilizumab, an interleukin-6 receptor antagonist, is the first drug specifically indicated for giant cell arteritis.
Association of FCGR2A and FCGR2A-FCGR3A haplotypes with susceptibility to giant cell arteritis.
The precise cause of giant cell arteritis has not been established, but research published in the Feb.
Since giant cell arteritis is not observed in the childhood, only information about Takayasu arteritis will be reviewed.
Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a systemic, chronic vasculitis involving the large and medium-sized vessels, mainly the extracranial branches of the carotid artery.
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.
Giant cell arteritis (GCA), also known as temporal arteritis, occurs almost exclusively in older people and mainly affects the extracranial branches of the carotid artery.