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Title: Atypical temporal arteritis causing posterior circulation stroke.
Authors: Stark, C D;Hughes, Andrew J
Department of Neurology, Austin Hospital, 145 Studley Road, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
Issue Date: 1-Sep-2010
Citation: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience : Official Journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia; 17(9): 1206-7
Abstract: We report an 80-year-old woman presenting with a posterior circulation infarct secondary to temporal arteritis. The clinical and laboratory features were atypical. This case highlights the importance of having a low threshold for considering a temporal artery biopsy as accurate diagnosis, and prompt intervention may improve outcomes.
Internal ID Number: 20627587
DOI: 10.1016/j.jocn.2010.01.009
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Aged, 80 and over
Cerebral Angiography
Giant Cell Arteritis.complications.radiography
Ischemic Attack, Transient.etiology.radiography
Temporal Arteries.radiography
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