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Cullen JF, Chan BMJ, Wong CF, Chew WCI
Correspondence: Dr James Finbarr Cullen, email@example.com
Further observations in respect of giant cell arteritis (GCA) as encountered in a local neuroophthalmology service established in Singapore ten years earlier are reported. The rarely seen occult form of the disease is described along with an illustrative case report concerning an 80-year old woman. The overall management of GCA is discussed in respect of four clinical scenarios and their treatment.
Keywords: arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy, giant cell arteritis, ischaemic optic neuropathy, occult giant cell arteritis, temporal arteritis
Singapore Med J 2010; 51(1): 73-77