Peripheral neuropathy associated with temporal arteritis

B. Fishel*, G. Zhukovsky, M. Alon, M. Talesnic, J. Joussiphov, Y. Fintsi, M. Yaron

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Peripheral neuropathy is described in a patient with biopsy proven giant cell arteritis. Sural nerve biopsy showed myelin and axonal degeneration. Such an uncommon manifestation was resolved with corticosteroid therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-165
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Rheumatology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1998


  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Vasculitis


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