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What is giant cell arteritis like?

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Vessel inflammation

Vessel inflammation producing headache, fatigue and often blindness.

In brief: Vessel inflammation

Vessel inflammation producing headache, fatigue and often blindness.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Giant cell arteritis

This is a diffuse inflammatory disease that primarily involves branches of the external carotid artery.
The most serious complications of cranial arteritis are a sudden loss of vision or the occurrence of stroke-like symptoms. See your PCP ASAP for en emergency treatment.

In brief: Giant cell arteritis

This is a diffuse inflammatory disease that primarily involves branches of the external carotid artery.
The most serious complications of cranial arteritis are a sudden loss of vision or the occurrence of stroke-like symptoms. See your PCP ASAP for en emergency treatment.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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