Temporal Arteritis: Spectrum and Future
Title: Temporal Arteritis: Spectrum and Future
Author: Bonnie Keung, MD
Keywords/Main Subject: Temporal arteritis; Giant cell arteritis; Burkholderia; Cyclical pattern; Infectious disease; ESR; Jaw claudication; Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy; AAION; optic nerve pallor
Diagnosis: Giant cell arteritis
Brief Description: This is a clinical summary of temporal arteritis (giant cell arteritis). The history and clinical features are discussed in detail. Pathophysiology and treatment, including new information regarding the use of antibiotics as an adjunct in temporal arteritis are given. Most high yield symptoms are given. A discussion of the possible role of infectious agents is given.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds