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A CASE OF GIANT CELL ARTERITIS IN AN ELDERLY WOMAN: DIAGNOSTIC PROBLEMS

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2016

Professor S. Ovcharenko, MD; V. Kapustina, Candidate of Medical Sciences; N. Morozova, Candidate of Medical Sciences; G. Burnasheva I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

The differential diagnosis of headache is associated with a number of problems. The paper describes a clinical case of firstly diagnosed giant cell arteritis in an elderly woman. The specific feature of the case is of Takayasu’s-like vasculitis.

Keywords: 
giant cell arteritis
Horton’s disease
Takayasu’s-like vasculitis
headache



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