Tag Archives: varicella zoster

Varicella Zoster is the Cause of Giant Cell Arteritis

Background Giant cell arteritis is an inflammatory condition of certain blood vessels that presents in the elderly. Those vessels affected include the: temporal artery resulting in headache and scalp tenderness over the inflamed artery, ciliary artery resulting in ischaemic optic … Continue reading

Posted in Infectious Diseases | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment