What's Hot in the Treatment of Giant Cell Arteritis

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Identifier 20130211_nanos_neuroopthaltreatmentsympos_01-2
Title What's Hot in the Treatment of Giant Cell Arteritis
Creator Valérie Biousse, MD Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine
Subject Giant Cell Arteritis; Visual Loss; Steroids; Immunosuppressive Agents
Description The clinical presentation of giant cell arteritis (GCA) varies greatly and includes numerous clinical subtypes: 1) cranial arteritis with severe ischemic complications, such as visual loss and cerebral ischemia; 2) large vessel arteritis causing subclavian and axillary stenosis, and 3) aortitis leading to aortic dissection, aneurysm, and aortic rupture; 4) a systemic inflammatory syndrome with nonstenosing vasculitis; and "isolated" polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) with myalgias, fatigue, anorexia, and subclinical systemic vasculitis (1-3). Visual loss is the most dreaded complication of GCA and occured in 30-60% of patients with GCA before the era of corticosteroid treatment (1). Despite the widespread use of corticosteroids in the modern era, devastating visual loss still occurs in about 20% of patients with GCA (1-4).
Relation is Part of NANOS 2013: Treatment in Neuro-Ophthalmology - That's Hot!
Contributor Primary Galetta, Steven
Contributor Secondary Quiros, Peter A
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2013-02-11
Type Image/MovingImage
Format video/mp4
Format Creation application/video
Source 2013 North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting
Rights Management Copyright 2013. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s65m9chz
Setname ehsl_novel_nam
Date Created 2015-02-05
Date Modified 2017-04-17
ID 184424
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s65m9chz
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