Steroid sensitive systemic disease with anaemia in the elderly: a manifestation of giant cell arteritis?

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Nine elderly patients presented with features of a multisystem disorder thought to be either a connective tissue disease of undefined type or disseminated malignancy. Associated features were a normochromic anaemia, raised erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) (or plasma viscosity) and raised serum alkaline phosphatase levels. None had symptoms to suggest… (More)

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@article{Allison1985SteroidSS, title={Steroid sensitive systemic disease with anaemia in the elderly: a manifestation of giant cell arteritis?}, author={Mark Allison and Karen Gough}, journal={Postgraduate medical journal}, year={1985}, volume={61 716}, pages={501-3} }