2010

Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis

ISBN: 978-3-211-99358-3 (Print) 978-3-211-99359-0 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Pages 1-14

    Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis — an overview with a focus on important factors contributing to the severity of the disease

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    Pages 15-19

    Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Temporal Arteritis and Occurrence of Malignant Tumors

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    Pages 21-24

    Coronary involvement and atherosclerosis in Giant Cell Arteritis

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    Pages 25-30

    T cells and their role in Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis

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    Pages 31-32

    Cytokines in Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis

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    Pages 33-35

    Genetic factors in Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica

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    Pages 37-47

    Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and vascular complications

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    Pages 49-53

    Chronobiology of Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis

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    Pages 55-61

    Histopathology of Giant Cell (temporal) Arteritis — changes in aorta

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    Pages 63-65

    Ultrasonography in Polymyalgia Rheumatica and/or Giant Cell Arteritis

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    Pages 67-69

    Therapy of Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis

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    Pages 71-81

    Diagnostic Criteria, Treatment, and Monitoring of Polymyalgia Rheumatica/Giant Cell Arteritis

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 83-91