Unilateral Distal Extremity Swelling with Pitting Oedema in Giant Cell Arteritis

@article{Kontoyianni1999UnilateralDE,
  title={Unilateral Distal Extremity Swelling with Pitting Oedema in Giant Cell Arteritis},
  author={A. Kontoyianni and Maria Maragou and E. Alvanou and I. Kappou and Petros C Dantis},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={18},
  pages={82-84}
}
We describe a case of an 82-year-old woman with giant cell arteritis, who developed unilateral pitting oedema of the dorsum of the right hand, foot and distal part of the right forearm as well as tenosynovitis of the right wrist extensors, mild synovitis of the right wrist, metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joints, during relapse of giant cell… CONTINUE READING