Giant cell (Temporal) arteritis with anterior ischemic optic neuropathy: a biopsy-proven case in Taiwan.

@article{Cheng2010GiantC,
  title={Giant cell (Temporal) arteritis with anterior ischemic optic neuropathy: a biopsy-proven case in Taiwan.},
  author={C C Cheng and Chin-Cheng Lee and Kai-Han Huang and Tzu-en J Wu and Pai-Huei Peng},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  year={2010},
  volume={109 7},
  pages={550-4}
}
Giant cell arteritis with arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy has rarely been diagnosed in Taiwan. Recently, we encountered a 76-year-old Taiwanese patient who presented with right visual impairment and marked pale swelling of his right disc. He also suffered body weight loss, general malaise and many typical manifestations of giant cell arteritis, such as jaw claudication, a tender, non-pulsating engorgement of his temporal arteries, and a highly elevated erythrocyte sedimentation… CONTINUE READING

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