[Involvement of arterial trunks of the upper limbs in giant cell arteritis. Apropos of 7 cases].

On 91 patients with temporal arteritis (TA) and/or polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR), we observed 7 females aged 62 to 73 years with upper extremities ischemia. Arm claudication and/or Raynaud's phenomenon were the initial manifestations of the disease in 2 cases, or appeared simultaneously with other symptoms in 2 cases, or complicated decreasing corticosteroid… CONTINUE READING