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Granulomatous inflammation of the media with fragmentation of the internal elastic lamina of branches of the carotid artery

Giant cell (temporal) arteritis

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What should you do if you suspect temporal arteritis?

Start prednisone immediately! Do not wait for biopsy results!

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What causes blindness in temporal arteritis?

opthalmic artery occlusion