Symptoms of Temporal arteritis
Symptoms of Temporal arteritis: Introduction
The types of symptoms of temporal arteritis vary between individuals. Manifestations generally affect the nervous system but can also affect other areas of the body. Temporal arteritis is treatable, but if left untreated, complications can be serious, even life-threatening.
The most common symptoms of temporal arteritis include headache, jaw pain with after chewing, fever, shoulder pain, hip pain, and blurred vision. Other symptoms can include scalp pain, cough, throat pain, tongue pain, weight loss.
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Symptoms of Temporal arteritis
The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Temporal arteritis includes the 49
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Less Common Symptoms of Temporal arteritis:
Ocassionally other symptoms may also present themselves as symptoms of Temporal arteritis.
of the more common ones are included in the list below:
Wrongly Diagnosed with Temporal arteritis?
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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Temporal arteritis:
NINDS Vasculitis including Temporal Arteritis Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)
Symptoms of this disorder
may include stiffness, muscle pain, fever, severe headaches, pain when
chewing, and tenderness in the temple area. Other symptoms may include
anemia, fatigue, weight loss, shaking, vision loss, and sweats.
(Source: excerpt from NINDS Vasculitis including Temporal Arteritis Information Page: NINDS)
Questions and Answers About Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis: NIAMS (Excerpt)
Early symptoms of giant cell arteritis also may resemble
the flu. People are likely to experience headaches, pain in the temples,
and blurred or double vision. Pain may also affect the jaw and tongue.
(Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis: NIAMS)
Temporal arteritis as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions
When considering symptoms of Temporal arteritis, it is also important to consider Temporal arteritis as a possible cause of other medical conditions.
The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Temporal arteritis may cause:
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Temporal arteritis: Onset and Incubation
Onset of Temporal arteritis: 50-90 years of age
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The symptom information on this page
attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Temporal arteritis.
This signs and symptoms information for Temporal arteritis has been gathered from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Temporal arteritis signs or Temporal arteritis symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Temporal arteritis may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Temporal arteritis symptoms.