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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schurr, C; Berthele, A; Burghartz, M; Kiefer, J 
Title:
Spontaneous bilateral necrosis of the tongue: a manifestation of giant cell arteritis? 
Abstract:
Giant cell arteritis is a chronic vasculitis, which involves large- and medium-sized branches of the arteries originating from the aortic arch. This disease is a diagnostic challenge with a wide range of clinical symptoms and findings due to different affected vessels. Classic symptoms are temporally located headache, thickened temporal artery and jaw claudication. Furthermore, visual symptoms like diplopia or loss of vision can occur. The tongue has an excellent blood supply and ischemic ulcera...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
265 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
993-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0937-4477 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik; Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik