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When a PCP calls with concern for GCA and is wondering whether to start empiric steroids what data do you prioritize to make that decision and do you ...

Per 2021 GCA Vasculitis Guidelines: low evidence, but conditional recommendation for CTA neck, chest, abd/pelvis. Is anybody following this or do you ...

Would the checkpoint inhibitor still work if blocking only that portion of the inflammatory cascade as opposed to more global blockade with steroids?

Additionally, what is the current role for temporal artery ultrasound in workup for GCA?

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