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Dr. Serena Guiducci  
Department of Biomedicine, Division of Rheumatology
University of Florence
Florence
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Giant Cell Arteritis – A Series of Cases and Review of Literature

Author(s): Shiv Tej Sehra, Arathi Setty.

Abstract:

Giant cell arteritis is the most frequently occurring primary vasculitis in European and North American adults over the age of 50 years. It usually presents with constitutional symptoms like fatigue, malaise and fevers with a temporal headache. We present a series of three interesting cases of the disease, discuss the differential diagnosis and review the literature on the same.

Keywords: Vasculitis, Giant Cell arteritis, Temporal Arteritis.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 9
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2013
Page: [138 - 143]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/1573397111309020009
Price: $58