Morbus horton (temporal arteritis)

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Morbus Horton is a vascular disease characterized by the inflammation of blood vessels.

The intensity of pain is mild. The pain is located in the temporal region and the vessels in that area can be tender.


The patient may have other symptoms such as:

    • Fever
    • Loss of appetite or joint or muscle pain

This condition can lead also to blindness.

Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 9 Jan 2018
Medical Author: Dr. med. Diana Hysi