[Giant cell arteritis-related upper/lower limb vasculitis].

@article{Assie2011GiantCA,
  title={[Giant cell arteritis-related upper/lower limb vasculitis].},
  author={Cyrielle Assie and Isabelle Marie},
  journal={Presse medicale},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={151-61}
}
Upper/lower limb vasculitis has been considered an uncommon manifestation of giant cell arteritis, occurring in 3 to 16% of patients. Upper/lower limb vasculitis is still associated with significant morbidity, leading to limb/toe amputation in 5.6 to 15.8% of patients. Yearly clinical vascular examination should be performed systematically to screen upper… CONTINUE READING