ALAN N. MORRISON, M.D.; MAURICE ABITBOL, M.D.
This disease, first described by Hutchinson in 1890 and subsequently reported by Horton, Magath and Brown1 in 1932, has been the subject of numerous case reports. Since the report of Horton and Magath2 in 1937, temporal arteritis has been found to be a definite clinical and pathologic entity different from polyarteritis nodosa and thromboangiitis obliterans.
The disease characteristically occurs in the older age group, 55 to 80 years, more often in females. The onset is usually with generalized headache, malaise, anorexia, low grade fever and weakness. After a variable period of time, ranging from weeks to months, pain is experienced
MORRISON AN, ABITBOL M. GRANULOMATOUS ARTERITIS WITH MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: A CASE REPORT WITH AUTOPSY FINDINGS1. Ann Intern Med. ;42:691–700. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-3-691
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(3):691-700.
Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Emergency Medicine, Rheumatology.
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