Giant Cell Arteritis

 
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1990 American College of Rheumatology Classification Criteria for Giant Cell Arteritis




Result :
Insufficient Diagnostic Criteria for Giant Cell Arteritis
Note:
  • In clinical practice, temporal artery abnormalities include tenderness, decreased or absent pulsation, induration (cord-like) and modularity.
  • GCA was previously, and less-appropriately, known as Temporal Arteritis. Inflammation can involve other intracranial and extracranial arteries.

Reference

Hunder et al. The American College of Rheumatology 1990 criteria for the classification of giant cell arteritis. Arthritis Rheum 1990;33(8):1122-8.

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