Stroke-like presentation of Giant Cell Arteritis

Marcin Paweł Skoczyński, Wojciech Micał, Piotr Tarkowski


Stroke is a severe medical condition, which should be diagnosed ant treated rapidly. During imaging diagnostics atypical appearance of vessels may suggest other than thrombotic occlusion. Circumferential vascular stenosis is typical for giant cell arteritis, which should be considered as a differential diagnosis and treated with corticosteroids.


stroke; giant cell arteritis; Brain CT

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