Resources

  • References


    Giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica. American Academy of Family Physicians Family Doctor website. Available at:
    http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/giant-cell-arteritis-and-polymyalgia-rheumatica.html. Updated November 2010. Accessed August 7, 2013.

    Karahaliou M, Vaiopoulos G, et al. Colour duplex sonography of temporal arteries before decision for biopsy: a prospective study in 55 patients with suspected giant cell arteritis.
    Arthritis Res Ther.
    2006;8:R116.

    Larsson K, Mellström D, et al. Early menopause, low body mass index, and smoking are independent risk factors for developing giant cell arteritis.
    Ann Rheum Dis.
    2006;65:529-532.

    Parikh M, Miller NR, et al. Prevalence of a normal c-reactive protein with an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate in biopsy-proven giant cell arteritis.
    Ophthalmology. 2006;113(10):1842-1845.


    Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Available at:
    http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health%5FInfo/Polymyalgia/default.asp. Accessed August 7, 2013.

    Smetana GW, Shmerling RH. Does this patient have temporal arteritis?
    JAMA.
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    Temporal arteritis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us. Updated September 18, 2012. Accessed August 7, 2013.

    Yellin AE, DeMeester TR.
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. JAMA Surgery. 2004;139(11):1146-1147.

  • Resources

    Arthritis Foundation

    http://www.arthritis.org

    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

    http://www.ninds.nih.gov

  • Canadian Resources

    Canadian Cardiovascular Society

    http://www.ccs.ca

    Canadian Society of Otolaryngology

    http://www.entcanada.org