Scalp lesions in a 78-year-old woman
- Scalp necrosis: a rare complication of temporal arteritis. Manetas, Stylianos; Moutzouris, Dimitrios; Falagas, Matthew // Clinical Rheumatology;Jul2007, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p1169
The article describes the case of a 90-year-old woman with scalp necrosis in the temporoparietal region, which is a rare complication of temporal arteritis. The patient underwent biopsy of the right temporal artery, which showed typical changes of temporal arteritis. She was treated with...
- Giant Cell Arteritis in China: A Prospective Investigation. Zhiping Hu; Qidong Yang; Shan Zeng; Jinghe Li; Xiaoyin Wu; Li Cao; Li Yang; Xinwang Song // Angiology;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p457
Assesses the clinical features of patients with giant cell arteritis in China. Patient characteristics; Erythrocyte sedimentation rate; Fibrinoid necrosis; Smooth muscle cell changes; Thrombosis in the lumen.
- Bitemporale Skalpnekrose. Valesky, E.M.; Wahle, M.; Vranes, S.; Wolter, M.; Kaufmann, R.; Meissner, M. // Zeitschrift fÃ¼r Rheumatologie;Nov2012, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p806
A 71-year-old woman developed progressive spreading of bitemporal scalp necrosis within 4 weeks accompanied by headaches, myalgia of the shoulder girdle and muscle weakness that had started a few months previously. No additional diseases were reported. The suspected temporal giant cell arteritis...
- Scalp Necrosis as a Late Sign of Giant-Cell Arteritis. Alimohammadi, Mohammad; Knight, Ann // Case Reports in Immunology;2013, p1
Retinal infarction and scalp necrosis are described as unusual but devastating complications of giant-cell arteritis. We report a patient with this rare complication and emphasize the importance of timely diagnosis and treatment of giant-cell arteritis.
- Uncommon presentation of giant cell arteritis: Report of two cases with scalp necrosis. Mücke, Thomas; Kesting, Marco R.; Hölzle, Fran; Wolff, Klaus-Dietrich // Neurology India;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p61
Giant cell arteritis (GCA), the most common form of systemic granulomatous vasculitis in adults, preferentially involves large and medium-sized arteries. Scalp necrosis is a rare complication and can be the presenting feature. This report presents two patients of GCA with severe scalp necrosis...
- Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia in an aneurysm of the superficial temporal artery: Report of a case. Moriyama, Shuji; Kunitomo, Ryuji; Sakaguchi, Hisashi; Okamoto, Ken; Sasa, Toshiharu; Tanaka, Mutsuro; Kawasuji, Michio // Surgery Today;Oct2011, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p1450
We herein report a rare case of an intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia in an aneurysm of the superficial temporal artery. The patient was a 67-yearold Japanese woman. She noticed a throbbing swelling in her left forehead, which had gradually been increasing in size. She had no...
- Tongue necrosis: a rare presentation of temporal arteritis. Kusanale, Atul; Boardman, Henry; Khoshnaw, Hiro // Age & Ageing;Jan2008, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p119
The article presents a case of an 86-year-old woman diagnosed with tongue necrosis. It mentions that the woman has dysarthria and a painful tongue that looked dark and swollen. It notes that a strong suspicion of giant cell arteritis led to an urgent referral for temporary artery biopsy. It says...
- Scalp Necrosis in Giant Cell Arteritis. Alba, Marco A.; Cid, Maria C. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2014, Vol. 89 Issue 10, pe99
The article describes the case of an 80-year-old man who developed scalp necrosis in giant cell arteritis.
- The diagnosis and management of arteritis. Karanjia, N. D.; Cawthorn, S. J.; Giddings, A.E. B. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;May1993, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p267
Inflammatory arterial disease is often insidious and associated with a substantial morbidity and mortality. Early recognition is vital. Patients with arteritis (n=106) were studied and divided into five groups. Two of these were subgroups of giant cell arteritis classified by site into either...