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Case 683

Giant Cell Arteritis

Author(s)
H. Raat
 
Patient
female, 66 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 11.12.2000
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.683
  • Section Cardiovascular
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Resident
  • Views 14895
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  • Figure 1
    Angiography of aortic arch
     

    Angiography shows a smooth tapered narrowing or the left axillary artery.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Angiography of aortic arch;

    Detail of 1a.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Angiography of aortic arch;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    US color doppler of left axillary artery

    Ultrasonography with power doppler shows a tapered narrowing of the subclavian artery with increased wall thickness.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: US color doppler of left axillary artery;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Light-microscopy of biopsy of temporal artery

    This specimen shows several giant cells embedded in the inflamed vessel wall.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Light-microscopy of biopsy of temporal artery;
     
     
Angiography shows a smooth tapered narrowing or the left axillary artery.
 
Detail of 1a.
 
Ultrasonography with power doppler shows a tapered narrowing of the subclavian artery with increased wall thickness.
 
This specimen shows several giant cells embedded in the inflamed vessel wall.
 
 
 
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