Giant cell arteritis: diagnosis and management.

@article{Bhatti2001GiantCA,
  title={Giant cell arteritis: diagnosis and management.},
  author={M Tariq Bhatti and Homayoun Tabandeh},
  journal={Current opinion in ophthalmology},
  year={2001},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={393-9}
}
Visual loss caused by giant cell arteritis is a medical emergency that requires prompt recognition and treatment with systemic corticosteroids. A delay in diagnosis can lead to devastating ophthalmic and systemic complications. Recent advances in genetic and immunocytochemical research techniques have led to greater understanding of the underlying pathomechanisms of giant cell arteritis. Giant cell arteritis is a systemic condition with a strong predilection for the ocular vasculature. Visual… CONTINUE READING

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