[Giant-cell arteritis. Comments on the case histories of 30 patients].

@article{Airoldi1994GiantcellAC,
  title={[Giant-cell arteritis. Comments on the case histories of 30 patients].},
  author={Mario Airoldi and R Fantasia and D Cotti and Gaia Castiglioni and L Pelucco},
  journal={Recenti progressi in medicina},
  year={1994},
  volume={85 10},
  pages={485-9}
}
This survey deals with the main clinical aspects at the diagnosis and during the follow-up of thirty consecutive patients with giant-cell arteritis (temporal arteritis and rheumatic polymyalgia), controlled over a period of 15 years. The work aimed at verifying the diagnostic accuracy with regard to a more underestimated than rare disease. We believe that such a consideration is a useful introduction to a wider research into the epidemiological and biological aspects of the disease which are… CONTINUE READING