Giant cell arteritis, temporal arteritis, and polymyalgia rheumatica in a danish county

@inproceedings{Boesen1987GiantCA,
  title={Giant cell arteritis, temporal arteritis, and polymyalgia rheumatica in a danish county},
  author={P Boesen and S F S{\o}rensen},
  year={1987}
}
  • P Boesen, S F Sørensen
  • Published 1987
  • Medicine
  • The annual incidence of giant cell arteritis (the term used in this study to encompass the syndromes of temporal arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica, occurring either together or alone) was prospectively determined in a Danish county that had a population of approximately 200,000. In a single year, 46 new cases of giant cell arteritis were diagnosed, a number which corresponds to an incidence in the overall population of 21.5/105, and to an incidence of 76.6/105 for individuals age 50 years or… CONTINUE READING

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