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Urgent Bite 85 – Differential diagnoses to consider for Giant Cell Arteritis – with Dr Sujatha Kamalaksha
Following on from her talk on giant cell arteritis, Dr Sujatha Kamalaksha, Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist in Whangerei, tells us the differential diagnoses to consider when working up a suspected case of GCA.
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Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is an important differential to consider in older patients with headache. Dr Sujatha Kamalaksha, a Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist in Whangerei, talks to us about what we need to know in the urgent care setting. We do not talk about the ongoing, complete management of GCA.
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