temporal arteritis


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Related to temporal arteritis: Polymyalgia rheumatica

temporal arteritis

[′tem·prəl ‚ärd·ə′rīd·əs]
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Chronic idiopathic pachymeningitis associated with temporal arteritis.
Temporal Arteritis Headache: This type headache is characterized by severe pain (that may begin mild) localized unilaterally in the temporal region with localized scalp tenderness and signs of vascular inflammation.
Diagnosing late onset rheumatoid arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, and temporal arteritis in patients presenting with polymyalgic symptoms.
Saturday, June 9, at Central Presbyterian Church in Eugene for Joan Mary Bray of Eugene, who died May 28 of temporal arteritis.
Dr Brian Morton, former president of the Australian Medical Association (AMA) in NSW and chairman of the Council of General Practice, said he saw a man with symptoms of temporal arteritis - inflammation and damage to blood vessels that supply the head area.
Twenty-five brief case studies narrate the history, symptoms, and diagnosis of patients suffering from abdominal aortic aneurysm, temporal arteritis, chronic mesenteric ischemia, pericardial tamponade, oncologic cardiomyopathy, brugada syndrome, and pulmonary embolism.
C with a working diagnosis of temporal arteritis and acute renal failure, administers corticosteroids for headache, and orders a right temporal artery biopsy, which shows no signs of vasculitis.
Q I'VE been diagnosed with temporal arteritis and warned I may go blind.
It has been shown that the ESR is often accelerated in disorders such as polymyalgia rheumatica, temporal arteritis, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosis and some cancers.
This marker has also been investigated as a measure of disease activity in patients with polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis.
In conditions of arterial inflammation, such as temporal arteritis, serum or plasma concentrations of MMPs are generally altered (12, 13).
He told journalists, 'For two weeks I have had a slight pain which was talked about possibly as temporal arteritis.