Jaw claudication is an often unrecognized sign of giant cell arteritis. The significance of this symptom has been underemphasized in the dental literature. Dentists should consider jaw claudication when making the differential diagnosis of jaw pain, especially in the elderly patient. Early diagnosis and treatment of giant cell arteritis may help save a patient's vision.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1028-1029
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Dental Association (1939)
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)


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