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Giant Cell Arteritis

Giant cell arteritis

Giant cell arteritis, or temporal arteritis, is an inflammation of the arteries. It often occurs in the side of the face near the temple. The artery may appear swollen and be tender.

Current as of: August 5, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review:

Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine

Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine

Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine

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