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Pathological features of temporal arteries in patients with giant cell arteritis presenting with permanent visual loss
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    Dear Editor,

    We read with interest Chetalain etal article on pathological features of temporal artery biopsy in patients with Giant cell arteritis and permanent visual loss (PVL).They noted that presence of giant cells, thickened intima with angiogenesis and intensity of arterial occlusion were significantly associated with blindness.

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