Temporale Arteritis

Were you looking for information about Temporal Arteritis? Temporale arteritis is a common misspelling of temporal arteritis.
 
Temporal arteritis is a disorder that commonly occurs in people over the age of 50. It causes symptoms such as fever, blurred vision, or pain in the temples, and results in the swelling of arteries in the head, neck, and arms. The cause of temporal arteritis is not known at this time, but possibilities include immune system abnormalities and genetic factors. Immediate treatment with a corticosteroid medicine is necessary in order to prevent serious complications, such as permanent vision loss or stroke.
 
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