Giant cell arteritis: Role of color-duplex ultrasound.

[Giant cell arteritis: Role of color-duplex ultrasound]. Rev Med Interne. 2019 Nov 12;: Authors: Membrey B, Miranda S, Lévesque H, Cailleux N, Benhamou Y, Armengol G Abstract Giant cell arteritis is the most common primary vasculitis of large-vessel occurring in subjects over 50 years of age. Many imaging techniques has been evaluated to improve the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis. Among these imaging techniques, ultrasound has shown good performances to detect inflammatory involvement of the temporal arteries as well as branches of the aorta. Several publications and recent EULAR recommendations have emhasized the place of this tool in the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis. PMID: 31732197 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue de Medecine Interne - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Rev Med Interne Source Type: research

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