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Giant Cell Arteritis


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 ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Last RevisedApril 10, 2013

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