Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA or Temporal Arteritis) Center

Giant cell arteritis, inflammation of blood vessel walls, affects 10%-15% of polymyalgia rheumatica patients. Symptoms and signs of giant cell arteritis include fatigue, weight loss, low-grade fever, jaw pain when chewing, scalp tenderness, and headaches. High doses of cortisone medications are used to treat giant cell arteritis. Read more: Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA or Temporal Arteritis) Article

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