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Scalp necrosis as a late sign of giant-cell arteritis.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Dermatology and Venereology.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Rheumatology.
2013 (English)In: Case reports in immunology, ISSN 2090-6609, Vol. 2013Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Retinal infarction and scalp necrosis are described as unusual but devastating complications of giant-cell arteritis. We report a patient with this rare complication and emphasize the importance of timely diagnosis and treatment of giant-cell arteritis.

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2013. Vol. 2013
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Rheumatology and Autoimmunity
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Medical Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-301649DOI: 10.1155/2013/231565PubMedID: 25374736OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-301649DiVA: diva2:954934
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