Biopsy no longer needed for diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis, says EULAR

Temporal artery biopsy is no longer the gold standard test for the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis (GCA), with ultrasound now a reliable and less invasive option for many patients, according to new EULAR recommendations. Advances in ultrasound technology mean that a positive imaging test can be relied on for confirming a diagnosis of GCA ...

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