Giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica. Review for the otolaryngologist.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Patients suspected of giant cell arteritis or polymyalgia rheumatica are often referred to the otolaryngologist for temporal artery biopsy. These patients may initially present to the otolaryngologist with symptoms referable to the head and neck. A comprehensive review of these two interrelated disorders is provided, with emphasis on head and neck manifestations and features of obtaining the temporal artery biopsy specimen.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ferguson, BJ; Allen, NB; Farmer, JC

Published Date

  • 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 96 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 373 - 379

PubMed ID

  • 3619280

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-4894

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/000348948709600404


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States