Giant Cell Arteritis

Known as: Giant Cell Arteritides, ARTERITIS OF THE AGED, arteritis cell giant 
A systemic autoimmune disorder that typically affects medium and large ARTERIES, usually leading to occlusive granulomatous vasculitis with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND In giant cell arteritis (GCA), vasculitic damage of the aorta and its branches is combined with a syndrome of intense… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To reevaluate the efficacy and safety of adjunctive low-dose methotrexate (MTX) in giant cell arteritis (GCA… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To study fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake in the different vascular beds and in the large joints of patients with giant… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the course of glucocorticoid (GC) therapy and associated adverse events in a population-based cohort of… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
 
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE To ascertain the validity, reliability, sensitivity, and specificity of various signs and symptoms of and diagnostic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Takayasu arteritis is a chronic, idiopathic, inflammatory disease that primarily affects large vessels, such as the aorta and its… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
The close relationship between giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica has not been clearly explained. These disorders… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Criteria for the classification of giant cell (temporal) arteritis were developed by comparing 214 patients who had this disease… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The ability of azathioprine to reduce the maintenance prednisolone requirement of 31 patients with polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR… (More)
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