Giant Cell Arteritis


Engelsk definition

A systemic autoimmune disorder that typically affects medium and large ARTERIES, usually leading to occlusive granulomatous vasculitis with transmural infiltrate containing multinucleated GIANT CELLS. The TEMPORAL ARTERY is commonly involved. This disorder appears primarily in people over the age of 50. Symptoms include FEVER; FATIGUE; HEADACHE; visual impairment; pain in the jaw and tongue; and aggravation of pain by cold temperatures. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed)

Svenska synonymer

Hortons arterit Temporalisarterit Temporalarterit Storcellsarterit

Engelska synonymer

Arteritides, Giant Cell Arteritis, Giant Cell Giant Cell Arteritides Arteritis, Giant Cell, Horton's Horton's Giant Cell Arteritis Horton Disease Horton Giant Cell Arteritis Horton's Disease Hortons Disease Arteritis, Giant Cell, Horton Giant Cell Arteritis, Horton Temporal Arteritis Arteritides, Temporal Temporal Arteritides Arteritis, Temporal Juvenile Temporal Arteritis Arteritides, Juvenile Temporal Arteritis, Juvenile Temporal Juvenile Temporal Arteritides Temporal Arteritides, Juvenile Temporal Arteritis, Juvenile Aortic Arteritis, Giant Cell Giant Cell Aortitis, Horton's Giant Cell Aortitis Aortitis, Giant Cell Aortitides, Giant Cell Giant Cell Aortitides Giant Cell Aortic Arteritis Cranial Arteritis Arteritides, Cranial Arteritis, Cranial Cranial Arteritides