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Temporal Artery Biopsy Formula

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for the likelihood of a positive temporal artery biopsy using the score of Younge et al.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

risk factors, prevention

ICD-10:

M31.5, M3.6

Description:

Younge et al developed a formula for predicting the likelihood of having a positive temporal artery biopsy associated with temporal (giant cell) arteritis. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic.

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