Active giant cell arteritis with cerebral involvement. Findings following four years of corticosteroid therapy.

Daniel Albert // Publications // Dec 01 1976

PubMed ID: 999552

Author(s): Fulton AB, Lee RV, Jampol LM, Keltner JL, Albert DM. Active giant cell arteritis with cerebral involvement. Findings following four years of corticosteroid therapy. Arch Ophthalmol. 1976 Dec;94(12):2068-71. PMID 999552

Journal: Archives Of Ophthalmology (Chicago, Ill. : 1960), Volume 94, Issue 12, Dec 1976

A patient had continued active giant cell arteritis proved on biopsy four years after the initial diagnosis of temporal arteritis. The patient had had erythrocyte sedimentation rates within the normal range and had been receiving corticosteroids without interruption for four years. Central nervous system symptoms occurred three and four years after the initial diagnosis.