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Further references to Temporal arteritis

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Office of Rare Diseases

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 Temporal arteritis, or a subtype of Temporal arteritis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Source: Orphanet

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

Source - Orphanet

Source: Other References

Fauci, A.
The Vasculitis Syndromes In Harrison?s Principles of Internal Medicine, Vol. 2, 13th edition, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, pp. 1670-1679 (1994)

Gatenby, PA.
Vasculitis-Diagnosis and Treatment Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine 29(5); 662-677 (1999)

Lee, AG, and Brazis, PW.
Temporal Arteritis: A Clinical Approach Journal of the American Geriatric Society 47(11); 1364-1370 (1999)

Moore, PM.
Central Nervous System Vasculitis Current Opinions in Neurology 11(3); 241-246 (1998)

Beers, MH, and Berkow, R (eds).
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy 17th edition, Merck Research Laboratories, Whitehouse Station, NJ, p. 437-439 (1999) (Source: excerpt from NINDS Vasculitis including Temporal Arteritis Information Page: NINDS)


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