Delays in recognition and management of giant cell arteritis: results from a retrospective audit

@article{Ezeonyeji2010DelaysIR,
  title={Delays in recognition and management of giant cell arteritis: results from a retrospective audit},
  author={Amara N. Ezeonyeji and Frances A Y Borg and Bhaskar Dasgupta},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={30},
  pages={259-262}
}
Prompt institution of corticosteroids (CS) can prevent devastating neuro-ophthalmic complications (NOC) in patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA). Guidelines on managing GCA place emphasis on early recognition of symptoms and prompt treatment of the disease where there is a high index of clinical suspicion. The aims of this study are to review the clinical findings in patients with GCA, evaluate the baseline practice in diagnosis and treatment and to identify delays in treating patients with… CONTINUE READING
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