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179 Possible Causes for Jaw Claudication

  • Temporal Arteritis

    While physicians should be alert to the significance of visual symptoms or jaw claudication, ophthalmologists should be ready to facilitate prompt TABs when appropriate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical features are headache, visual loss, ophthalmoplegia, jaw claudication, temporal headache, with tenderness and thickening on the affected temporal artery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MRI results were correlated with jaw claudication in 70 patients.[doi.org]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    GCA is characterized by headache, jaw claudication, and visual disturbances. Constitutional symptoms and elevated inflammatory markers are common to both conditions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient should be asked about headaches, jaw claudication and visual disturbance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The diagnosis should be considered in patients aged 50 years presenting with symptoms such as new headache, visual disturbances, jaw claudication or symptoms of PMR.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amyloidosis

    In a retrospective study conducted by the Mayo Clinic, of a total of 1596 patients, only 12 patients presented with myopathy, pseudohypertrophy, jaw claudication and creatine[scielo.org.co] Sometimes the angina is accompanied by jaw claudication. 25 As we mentioned above, the affected vessels are normally intramyocardial and the epicardial arteries usually fail[revespcardiol.org] […] of the jaw, legs and angina due to vascular involvement.[scielo.org.co]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    Jaw claudication in primary systemic amyloidosis. Medicine (Baltimore) 65, 173–179 (1986). 18. Salvarani, C. et al.[nature.com] […] pseudo-obstruction, voiding dysfunction) Lung Imaging studies Diffuse bilateral interstitial pattern Direct biopsy Histological Skin and soft tissue Clinical Macroglossia, jaw[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Jaw claudication in primary amyloidosis: unusual presentation of a rare disease. J. Rheumatol. 30, 2283–2286 (2003). 20.[nature.com]

  • Non-Cranial Giant Cell Arteritis

    Distinguishing between jaw pain from other causes (such as temporomandibular joint dysfunction) and true jaw claudication is important – the pain in jaw claudication is a[bpac.org.nz] A classic symptom of this condition is pain in the tongue or jaw when eating (jaw claudication). Reduction of the blood supply to the brain can cause a stroke.[vasculitis.org.uk] Jaw claudication is noted especially when firm foods are chewed. Jaw claudication and diplopia are associated with a higher risk of blindness.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Giant Cell Aortic Arteritis

    Distinguishing between jaw pain from other causes (such as temporomandibular joint dysfunction) and true jaw claudication is important – the pain in jaw claudication is a[bpac.org.nz] Jaw claudication is noted especially when firm foods are chewed. Jaw claudication and diplopia are associated with a higher risk of blindness.[msdmanuals.com] […] clinical features that present in a subacute fashion 10 : a headache (most common) with or without scalp tenderness systemic symptoms (e.g. fever, fatigue, weight loss) jaw[radiopaedia.org]

  • Rheumatoid Arteritis

    Jaw claudication : pain that worsens as patient chews, not just pain when patient chews.[thecurbsiders.com] Clinical description GCA often starts insidiously with general symptoms, cranial manifestations (headache, jaw claudication, scalp tenderness, visual loss), and, in about[orpha.net] Granulomas form in arterial media Often associated with polymyalgia rheumatica Clinical Presentation Constitutional – fever, fatigue, malaise, weight loss Otorhinologic – jaw[arupconsult.com]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Context Clinicians must be able to diagnose myasthenia gravis, since delays in establishing the diagnosis may put patients at risk for complications from this treatable disease. Objective To determine if items in the history and examination or results of simple tests change the likelihood of myasthenia gravis as a[…][doi.org]

  • Optic Nerve Infarction

    CLINICAL FEATURES-SYSTEMIC OCULAR  new onset of headache in older  Scalp tenderness,jaw claudication  Fever, anorexia, wt.loss,malaise  Polymyalgia rheumatica(proxim[slideshare.net] Jaw claudication is less common, but is highly specific for arteritis.[entokey.com] Other distinguishing features of AAION include a history of jaw claudication, scalp tenderness, weight loss, headache, and fatigue.[glaucomatoday.com]

  • Renal Arteritis

    claudication and visual symptoms.[casereports.bmj.com] Jaw claudication is common. Lower extremity involvement is less common.[online.epocrates.com] claudication, temporal artery tenderness, amaurosis fugax, decreased temporal pulse, and scalp pain present in the majority of cases [2] [3] [4] [5] [6].[physio-pedia.com]

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