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Title: An elderly lady with a painful swollen face
Authors: Van Landuyt, Kristel
Vanderschueren, Steven # ×
Issue Date: Jul-2008
Series Title: European journal of internal medicine vol:19 issue:5 pages:379-380
Abstract: Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is the most common vasculitis in the elderly. Common presenting symptoms include cranial ischemic complications, constitutional manifestations and polymyalgia rheumatica. Facial and cervical edema is increasingly recognized as an inaugural sign of GCA. We present a case with tender facial and cervical edema as the dominating symptom.
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ISSN: 0953-6205
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory for Clinical Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders
Rheumatology Section (-)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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