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Juvenile temporal arteritis

Juvenile temporal arteritis: Introduction

Juvenile temporal arteritis: A rare form of localized blood vessel inflammation that affects older children and young adults. The condition is harmless and any nodules that develop can be removed and do not reappear. The nodules develop in blood vessels in the temples. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Juvenile temporal arteritis is available below.

Symptoms of Juvenile temporal arteritis

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Causes of Juvenile temporal arteritis

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Juvenile temporal arteritis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Juvenile temporal arteritis

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or ...read more »

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder....read more »

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Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can,...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure...read more »

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Juvenile temporal arteritis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Juvenile temporal arteritis

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Definitions of Juvenile temporal arteritis:

Juvenile temporal arteritis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Juvenile temporal arteritis, or a subtype of Juvenile temporal arteritis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Juvenile temporal arteritis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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