3-T MRI detects inflammatory stenosis of the vertebral artery in giant cell arteritis

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Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a granulomatous vasculitis. Early diagnosis is important for the initiation of corticosteroid treatment because the arteritis can result in blindness. In most of the cases, the superficial cranial arteries are affected. However, extracranial involvement of various arteries is known. Here, we report a case of histologically… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10067-007-0792-x

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