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Temporal Arteritis

- Manifestations: 
- decrease / loss in vision / jaw claudication; 
- that temporal arteritis is a systemic illness (low grade fever, malaise, weight loss, anorexia, weakness) seen in patients over 50 years of age; 
- if this condition is suspected, order ESR
- visual loss in Temporal arteritis is a medical emergency and should be managed in consultation with a neurologist or rheumatologist