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Differential Diagnosis For Temporal artery/swelling, inflammation

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List of current finding(s):

Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Temporal/Craniotemporal arteritis
Synonyms
Arteries Temporal, Artery Temporal, Bulge, Bulging, Bulging (morphologic abnormality), Finding of swelling, Finding of swelling (finding), Observation of swelling, Part of body puffy, Part of body swollen, Swelling, Swelling (excl K07), Swelling (excluding K07), Swelling (finding), Swollen, Temporal Arteries, Temporal Artery, Tumefaction, Tumescence
Definition

The temporal artery is a blood vessel placed anatomically on the lateral edge of both eyes in the temples and can sometimes be tender and swollen , usually in cranial temporal arteritis syndrome.

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