A new study shows that cranial ultrasound has a greater sensitivity than temporal artery biopsy, and a comparable specificity in the diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis.

Cranial ultrasound may replace temporal artery biopsy in diagnosis of giant cell arteritis

A new study shows that cranial ultrasound has a greater sensitivity than temporal artery biopsy, and a comparable specificity in the diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis.

Giant cell arteritis - inflammation of the arteries in the head - causes night sweats and headaches.

Night Sweats and Headaches

Giant cell arteritis - inflammation of the arteries in the head - causes night sweats and headaches.

Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a debilitating autoimmune disease that causes severe inflammation of the blood vessels.

Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a debilitating autoimmune disease that causes severe inflammation of the blood vessels.

Chewing Gum Test for Jaw Claudication in Giant-Cell Arteritis — NEJM

Chewing Gum Test for Jaw Claudication in Giant-Cell Arteritis — NEJM

Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis) | Doctor | Patient

Giant Cell Arteritis

Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis) | Doctor | Patient

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