What disorders should be considered in the differential diagnoses of giant cell arteritis (GCA) (temporal arteritis)?

Updated: Sep 03, 2020
  • Author: Mythili Seetharaman, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Dental conditions
  • Sinus disease
  • Carotid disease and stroke
  • Dissection
  • Connective tissue disease
  • Systemic infections
  • Neoplasms
  • Arteriosclerotic vascular disease
  • Arteriovenous fistulas
  • Other forms of vasculitis

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