53. Temporal Arteritis

  1. Jesse M. Pines1,2,
  2. Christopher R. Carpenter3,4,
  3. Ali S. Raja5 and
  4. Jeremiah D. Schuur5

Published Online: 9 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118482117.ch53

Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules, Second Edition

Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules, Second Edition

How to Cite

Pines, J. M., Carpenter, C. R., Raja, A. S. and Schuur, J. D. (2012) Temporal Arteritis, in Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118482117.ch53

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for Healthcare Quality, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  2. 2

    Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  3. 3

    Evidence Based Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA

  4. 4

    Division of Emergency Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA

  5. 5

    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470657836

Online ISBN: 9781118482117

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Keywords:

  • temporal arteritis;
  • temporal arteritis, acute unilateral headache in older adults with visual impairment;
  • definitive diagnosis, achieved with temporal artery biopsies;
  • temporal artery ultrasound, as non-invasive alternatives in temporal arteritis;
  • temporal arteritis, or giant cell arteritis, inflammatory and focal/changes;
  • temporal arteritis in older adults, reported as systemic vasculitis;
  • ACR diagnostic criteria for temporal arteritis;
  • temporal arteritis biopsy formula, for patients of similar age in ED;
  • diagnostic test characteristics of temporal artery ultrasound for temporal arteritis;
  • diagnosis of temporal arteritis, generally elusive

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Clinical question

  • Comments

  • References