Bobbaers, "Repetitive18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in giant cell arteritis
: a prospective study of 35 patients," Arthritis Care and Research, vol.
Familial aggregation of polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis
: genetic and T cell repertoire analysis.
In conjunction, the efficacy and safety of subcutaneous (injected under the skin) Actemra for giant cell arteritis
were established in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study with 251 patients with giant cell arteritis
Giant cell arteritis
with spontaneous remission.Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 2007;35:59-61.
Adjunctive methotrexate for treatment of giant cell arteritis
: an individual patient data meta-analysis.
Consider giant cell arteritis
, mass lesion, or medication overuse.
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Other very rare etiologies are birth trauma, carotid artery dissection, Giant cell arteritis
, Wegener granulomatosis, Herpes zoster, and migraine headache .
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Stone et al.,  reported a case of IgG4-related systemic disease associated with a dissection in the ascending aorta and stated that features of IgG4-related systemic disease detected in the aortic surgery could be mistaken for features of a number of rheumatic disorders, such as giant cell arteritis
and isolated aortitis or some malignancies, for example lymphoproliferative diseases, squamous cell carcinoma, and malignant melanoma.
A broader histologic differential would include systemic lupus erythematosus, acute rheumatic carditis, rheumatoid nodules, Takayasu disease, Wegener granulomatosis, giant cell arteritis
, syphilis, Erdheim-Chester disease, and ischemic cardiomyopathy.