Temporal Artery Biopsy

The recent article describing the clinical practice patterns for temporal artery biopsy as a mean of diagnosing giant cell arteritis (GCA) by Schallhorn et al provides important data that can inform the current practice. This article evaluated the preferred approach to diagnose GCA by temporal artery biopsy through a survey sent to oculoplastic surgeons, neuro-ophthalmologists, and rheumatologists. However, we believe additional information missed in the article is required to interpret their results.

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