The research study is being conducted to determine the utility of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in identifying inflammation of arteries supplying blood to the head, brain, and eyes. The target population includes patient diagnosed with giant cell arteritis (GCA; temporal arteritis).
Condition or disease
Giant Cell Arteritis
Diagnostic Test: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
After signing the consent form, participants will complete an MRI scan within 2 weeks of enrollment and fill out questionnaires related to their disease. Follow up visits and MRI scans may occur at 1-month, 6-months, 12-months after the initial MRI scan or at the time of relapse.
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