Arteries Commonly Affected by Giant Cell Arteritis

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Arteries Commonly Affected by Giant Cell Arteritis

Picture of arteries commonly affected by giant cell arteritis

Giant cell arteritis can inflame the arteries that carry blood up to the head and those that carry blood within the head.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerStanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology
Last RevisedApril 13, 2011

Last Revised: April 13, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology




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