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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


What should you do if you suspect temporal arteritis?

Start prednisone immediately! Do not wait for biopsy results!


What causes blindness in temporal arteritis?

opthalmic artery occlusion