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Giant Cell Arteritis | Color Doppler Ultrasonography in Patient Evaluation

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for giant cell arteritis (GCA) using color Doppler ultrasonography.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

risk factors, imaging studies, prevention

ICD-10:

M31.5, M3.6

Description:

Karahaliou et al reported an algorithm for the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis using color Doppler ultrasonography. It is a modification of one proposed by Hellman and Hunder.

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