Giant Cell Arteritis

Corey W. Waldman, Steven D. Waldman, Reid A. Waldman

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Abstract

Giant cell arteritis is one of the most serious medical emergencies encountered in the practice of ophthalmology because it may result in loss of vision in one or both eyes. This vision loss is preventable if patients are diagnosed early and treated immediately with high doses of corticosteroids.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)329-335
Number of pages7
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Volume97
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Arteritis
  • Artery
  • Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  • Giant cell

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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