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Disease Giant Cell Arteritis

Name Giant Cell Arteritis
Synonyms Aortic Arteritis, Giant Cell | Aortitides, Giant Cell | Aortitis, Giant Cell | Arteritides, Cranial | Arteritides, Giant Cell | Arteritides, Juvenile Temporal | Arteritides, Temporal | Arteritis, Cranial | Arteritis, Giant Cell | Arteritis, Giant Cell, Horton | Arteritis, Giant Cell, Horton's | Arteritis, Juvenile Temporal | Arteritis, Temporal | Cranial Arteritides | Cranial Arteritis | Giant Cell Aortic Arteritis | Giant Cell Aortitides | Giant Cell Aortitis | Giant Cell Aortitis, Horton's | Giant Cell Arteritides | Giant Cell Arteritis, Horton | Horton Disease | Horton Giant Cell Arteritis | Horton's Disease | Hortons Disease | Horton's Giant Cell Arteritis | Juvenile Temporal Arteritides | Juvenile Temporal Arteritis | Temporal Arteritides | Temporal Arteritides, Juvenile | Temporal Arteritis | Temporal Arteritis, Juvenile
Definition A systemic autoimmune disorder that typically affects medium and large ARTERIES, usually leading to occlusive granulomatous vasculitis with transmural infiltrate containing multinucleated GIANT CELLS. The TEMPORAL ARTERY is commonly involved. This disorder appears primarily in people over the age of 50. Symptoms include FEVER; FATIGUE; HEADACHE; visual impairment; pain in the jaw and tongue; and aggravation of pain by cold temperatures. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed)
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Immune system disease | Nervous system disease | Skin disease
MeSH® ID D013700
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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vasculitis, Central Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Giant Cell Arteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cerebrovascular Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vasculitis, Central Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Giant Cell Arteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cerebrovascular Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vasculitis, Central Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Giant Cell Arteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vasculitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Giant Cell Arteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
5. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vasculitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vasculitis, Central Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Giant Cell Arteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
6. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases, Vascular Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Giant Cell Arteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
7. DiseasesImmune System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Autoimmune Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vasculitis, Central Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Giant Cell Arteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Giant Cell Arteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Juvenile giant cell arteritis