Giant Cell Arteritis

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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine

Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014

Current as of: September 9, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine