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Giant cell arteritis - know the signs

A report on BBC2's programme 'Trust me, I'm a doctor' raised awareness of the condition giant cell arteritis (GCA) which can develop very quickly, and lead to sight loss.

However if it is spotted in time it can be treated with steroids and sight can be saved. The key is recognising the red flag symptoms in time. To find out more, visit the BBC website. RNIB also has some information about this condition which you can read here.


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