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Unusual variants in the presentation of temporal arteritis.
  1. J. E. Cherry,
  2. J. M. Pearce


    A retrospective study was made of 96 patients diagnosed as cranial arteritis of whom 32 were accepted using strict clinical criteria or a positive temporal artery biopsy. Unusual presentations of fever, psychiatric illness, headache-free patients and a 'normal' ESR are described. The recognition of these variations is important in the early diagnosis of temporal arteritis.

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