628 top medical experts on Giant Cell Arteritis across 34 countries and 28 U.S. states, including 573 MDs (Physicians). This is based on an objective analysis of their Scientific Publications, Clinical Trials, Medicare, and NIH Grants.
- Giant Cell Arteritis: A systemic autoimmune disorder that typically affects medium and large arteries, usually leading to occlusive granulomatous vasculitis with transmural infiltrate containing multinucleated giant cells. The temporal artery is commonly involved. This disorder appears primarily in people over the age of 50. Symptoms include fever; fatigue; headache; visual impairment; pain in the jaw and tongue; and aggravation of pain by cold temperatures. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed)
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- Broader Categories (#Experts): Vascular Skin Diseases (978), Arteritis (1,004), Central Nervous System Vasculitis (402).
- Clinical Trials : at least 75 including 8 Active, 27 Completed, 17 Recruiting
- Synonyms: Giant Cell Aortic Arteritis, Giant Cell Aortitis, Temporal Arteritis, Cranial Arteritis, Horton Disease, Horton Giant Cell Arteritis, Juvenile Temporal Arteritis, Temporal Arteritis
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