Should Antiviral/Anti-Varicella Zoster Virus Treatment Be Used in Patients With Giant Cell Arteritis?

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Title Should Antiviral/Anti-Varicella Zoster Virus Treatment Be Used in Patients With Giant Cell Arteritis?
Creator Yaping Joyce Liao, Sachin Kedar
Affiliation Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology (YJL), Stanford University Byers Eye Institute, Palo Alto, California; and Neurology and Ophthalmology (SK), University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
Abstract Recent reports show that the varicella zoster virus (VZV) antigen is found in temporal artery (TA) biopsies in patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA). Two experts debate whether antiviral therapy should be used routinely in patients with GCA.
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Publisher Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Date 2019-03
Type Text
Source Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, March 2019, Volume 39, Issue 1
Language eng
Rights Management © North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
Publication Type Journal Article
ARK ark:/87278/s6b33jr8
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Date Created 2020-09-22
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 1595794
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b33jr8
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