Headache and a near miss case of Temporal Arteritis

Temporal Arteritis also known as Giant Cell Arteritis, affects the medium and large arteries and is a vasculopathy. The greatest risk, if not treated, is irreversible loss of vision. It is a medical emergency. CASE A 79 year old woman has been sent in by her GP, complaining of unbearable, intractable headache for the past…

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