JULIUS CHASNOFF, M.D.; JEFFERSON J. VORZIMER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In 1932 Horton, Magath and Brown1, 2 reported two cases of arteritis of the temporal arteries. These were apparently the only cases of the kind which had been seen at the Mayo Clinic. No similar cases had previously been reported in the literature. Both patients presented identical clinical and pathological changes in the segments of the temporal arteries resected. The authors felt that they were dealing with a hitherto unrecognized clinical syndrome. A third case was reported in 1937 by MacDonald and Moser.3 That same year Horton and Magath4 reviewed a total of seven such cases seen at the Mayo
CHASNOFF J, VORZIMER JJ. TEMPORAL ARTERITIS: A LOCAL MANIFESTATION OF A SYSTEMIC DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;20:327–333. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-2-327
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(2):327-333.
Giant Cell Arteritis/Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Neurology, Rheumatology, Vasculitides.
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