Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Systemic Giant Cell Arteritis. Bioptic Findings of the Subclavian Arteries in a Case of Aortic Arch Syndrome
- Level of Adherence to Prophylactic Osteoporosis Medication amongst Patients with Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis: A Cross-Sectional Study. Emamifar, A.; Gildberg-Mortensen, Rannveig; Andreas Just, S.; Lomborg, N.; Asmussen Andreasen, R.; Jensen Hansen, I. M. // International Journal of Rheumatology;9/29/2015, Vol. 2015, p1
Objective. To estimate level of adherence to oral calcium and vitamin D supplementation as well as bisphosphonate amongst patients with PMR and GCA treated with glucocorticoids. Method. A total of 138 patients with the diagnosis of PMR and/or GCA registered in our department in December 2013. In...
- Giant cell arteritis presenting as peri-orbital ecchymosis. Fernandez, Swapna; Adhiyaman, Vedamurthy // Age & Ageing;Jan2005, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p85
Neuro-ophthalmic manifestations are common in giant cell arteritis (GCA) and sometimes may be the only presenting feature. Clinicians should be aware of typical and atypical features of GCA in order to intervene in time before permanent damage occurs.
- giant cell arteritis. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p338
An encyclopedia entry for "giant cell arteritis" is presented, which also refers to temporal arteritis.
- A new technique to facilitate optimal directions for cranial distractor implantation. Salokorpi, Niina; Sándor, George; Sinikumpu, Juha-Jaakko; Ylikontiola, Leena; Serlo, Willy // Child's Nervous System;Aug2013, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p1359
Introduction: We describe a new technique in distraction cranioplasty procedure to facilitate the placement of cranial distractors in a correct position. Conclusion: Avoiding conflict of the vectors when placing several distractors allows later attainment of the planned amount of distraction.
- Tongue Necrosis, Temporal Arteritis, and Esophageal Carcinoma: Is There a Connection? Mouadeb, Debbie; Campisi, Paolo; Rochon, Louise; Hier, Michael P.; Black, Martin J. // Journal of Otolaryngology;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p50
Temporal or giant cell arteritis is a systemic granulomatous vasculitis that predominantly affects medium and large-sized arteries. This condition more commonly affects women older than 60 years and often presents with headaches and visual symptoms. Although uncommon, it has been recognized that...
- A 24-Year-Old Man with Symptoms and Signs of Polymyalgia Rheumatica. Whittaker, Paul E.; Fitzsimons, Michael G. // Journal of Family Practice;Jul1998, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p68
Most physicians regard polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) as a disease that affects only the elderly. This case report of a 24-year-old man with proximal limb girdle muscle pain, stiffness, tenderness, weakness, and an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, who had a dramatic response to steroids,...
- Diagnosis and management of giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica: challenges, controversies and practical tips. Mackie, Sarah Louise; Pease, Colin Thomas // Postgraduate Medical Journal;May2013, Vol. 89 Issue 1051, p284
Giant cell arteritis (GCA) and polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) are inflammatory rheumatic diseases that may present to a variety of disciplines and specialities. The mainstay of treatment is glucocorticoids (steroids); together PMR and GCA now represent one of the most common reasons for...
- Polymyalgia rheumatica and colon malignacy: case report. Kehler, Tatjana; Ćurković, Božidar // Clinical Rheumatology;Oct2006, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p764
Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a relatively common disorder in the elderly. Whereas the relationship between polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis (GCA) is well recognized, there is still controversy about PMR and malignancy. We are presenting a patient with PMR and adenocarcinoma of...
- The Early History of Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica: First Descriptions to 1970. Hunder, Gene G. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Aug2006, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p1071
Giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica were described separately more than 100 years ago. However, the original reports of both conditions were neglected for many years. After the article by Horton et al on giant cell arteritis In the 1930s and studies published by others in the 1940s,...