Diagnosis in giant cell arteritis in Central Denmark Region the diagnostic value of PET-CT scanning, ultra sonographic scanning of large vessels and histological examination of biopsies aterior temporalis is systematically evaluated.

A large cohort of treatment naive giant cell arteritis is established including clinical, imaging, and blodsample biobanks.

Ib Tønder Hansen, Associate Professor, MD, Ph.D., ib.hansen@aarhus.rm.dk
Ellen Margrethe Hauge, Clinical Professor, Head of Department, MD, Ph.D., ellhau@rm.dk