A combination of headache, CN palsy, and an elevated ESR in elderly people could suggest GCA. Although the likelihood of diagnosing MM in such patients is relatively low, it should not be overlooked. A high level of suspicion, especially among family physicians, might lead to early diagnosis and treatment that could substantially improve these patients' prognoses.
|Translated title of the contribution
|Headache, palsy, and an elevated esr
|Number of pages
|Published - Jan 2009