Cranial arteritis: treatment is urgent
Cranial (temporal or giant-cell) arteritis is a debilitating condition commonest in those aged over 70 years and therefore likely to become more widespread as this population increases. One serious manifestation is blindness which develops rapidly and is usually irreversible. This can be prevented by early recognition of the disease and prompt treatment with a corticosteroid.
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