DON F. KIMMERLING, M.D.; PAUL F. NORDIN, M.D.
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The diagnosis of cranial arteritis is apparently made with greater frequency as knowledge of the characteristic features of this disease increases. The patient to be reported was admitted to the service of Dr. Gilbert M. Barrett, St. Luke's Hospital, San Francisco, in May, 1949.
A 69 year old white female noted the onset of extreme and persistent fatigue one month before hospitalization. Except for a sudden severe headache over the vertex, which occurred transiently two weeks later, she was free of acute symptoms for the next three weeks. She then began to experience generalized headaches of a constant
KIMMERLING DF, NORDIN PF. CRANIAL ARTERITIS: A CASE REPORT AND DISCUSSION*. Ann Intern Med. 1952;36:1520–1526. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-36-6-1520
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(6):1520-1526.
Giant Cell Arteritis/Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Neurology, Rheumatology, Vasculitides.
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