Giant cell (temporal) arteritis. The differential diagnosis

Neil R. Miller, John L Keltner, John W. Gittinger, Ronald M. Burde

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A patient was referred to the neuro-ophthalmology unit with a diagnosis of Foster-Kennedy syndrome; "papilledema" had been noted in the right eye and optic atrophy in the left. Results of radiographic examinations and lumbar puncture had been normal. The considerations and procedures leading to a correct diagnosis of giant cell arteritis are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)259-263
Number of pages5
JournalSurvey of Ophthalmology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1979


  • Foster-Kennedy syndrome
  • giant cell arteritis
  • ischemic optic neuropathy
  • papilledema
  • temporal arteritis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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