Juvenile Temporal Arteritis

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What is the definition of Juvenile Temporal Arteritis?

Juvenile temporal arteritis is a rare form of vasculitis, a group of conditions that cause inflammation of the blood vessels. Unlike the classic form of temporal arteritis, this condition is generally diagnosed in late childhood or early adulthood and only affects the temporal arteries (located at t ...

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What are the alternative names for Juvenile Temporal Arteritis?

  • Juvenile giant cell arteritis
  • JGCA
  • Juvenile cranial arteritis
  • Juvenile polymyalgia rheumatica
  • JPMR

Latest Research

Latest Advance
  • Condition: Aortitis Disease
  • Journal: The heart surgery forum
  • Treatment Used: Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 15
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of aortic valve surgery in patients with aortitis disease.
Latest Advance
  • Condition: Glucocorticoid Resistant Refractory Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Journal: BMJ case reports
  • Treatment Used: intravenous tocilizumab
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The purpose of the study was to report a case of a patient with glucocorticoid resistant refractory giant cell arteritis treated with intravenous tocilizumab.
Latest Advance
  • Condition: Large-vessel vasculitis giant cell arteritis (GCA) and Takayasu arteritis (TA)
  • Journal: Der Internist
  • Treatment Used: Tocilizumab (TCZ)
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study described the necessary diagnostic testing and rapid treatment approaches for patients diagnosed with large-vessel vasculitis -- giant cell arteritis (GCA) and Takayasu arteritis (TA) --
Latest Advance
  • Condition: Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Journal: Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism
  • Treatment Used: Tocilizumab
  • Number of Patients: 134
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using tocilizumab to treat patients with giant cell arteritis.

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trial
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Participants: 5000
  • Start Date: August 4, 2020
Rheumatology Patient Registry and Biorepository
Clinical Trial
Diagnostic Test
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Study Type: Diagnostic Test
  • Participants: 25
  • Start Date: June 25, 2019
The PET Imaging of Giant Cell and Takayasu Arteritis Study
Clinical Trial
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Study Type: Drug
  • Participants: 30
  • Start Date: November 28, 2018
Tocilizumab Plus a Short Prednisone Taper for Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA)