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arteritis, or temporal arteritis, is an inflammation of the arteries. It often
occurs in the side of the face near the temple. The artery may appear swollen
and be tender.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Current as ofFebruary 24, 2016
Current as of:
February 24, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
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