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How long can u live with temporal arteritis?
|Total number of patients||44|
|Polymyalgia rheumatica diagnosis||9 (20.5%)|
|Vision loss||24 (54.5%)|
Do symptoms of temporal arteritis come and go?
Is temporal arteritis permanent?
How long can you have giant cell arteritis?
What can mimic temporal arteritis?
How fast does temporal arteritis progress?
Can you reverse temporal arteritis?
Can you live with temporal arteritis?
The outlook for those with temporal arteritis is very good, unless the person has had a loss of vision. If that occurs, the damage generally cannot be reversed. Most complications associated with temporal arteritis are from the use of organic compound drugs, not from the disease itself.
Can you live a normal life with giant cell arteritis?
When giant cell arteritis is diagnosed and treated early, the prognosis is usually excellent. Your symptoms will likely improve quickly after beginning corticosteroid treatment, and your vision isn’t likely to be affected.
What does temporal arteritis pain feel like?
Can giant cell arteritis go into remission?
Does temporal arteritis come on suddenly?
Can MRI detect temporal arteritis?
Contrast-enhanced MRI to diagnose giant cell arteritis was found, in one study, to have a sensitivity of 78.4% and a specificity of 90.4%. In patients in whom temporal artery biopsy was performed, sensitivity and specificity of MRI were 88.7% and 75%, respectively.