Temporal arteritis--progressive affection of vision during high-level corticosteroid therapy. A case report

Acta Med Scand. 1979;205(5):445-6. doi: 10.1111/j.0954-6820.1979.tb06080.x.


A case of giant cell arteritis (temporal arteritis) is presented in a 73-year-old male patient in whom lasting reduction of vision developed during high-level prednisone treatment (60 mg daily) at a time when clinical improvement in other respects had appeared.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Giant Cell Arteritis / drug therapy*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Prednisone / administration & dosage
  • Prednisone / adverse effects*
  • Prednisone / therapeutic use
  • Vision Disorders / chemically induced*


  • Prednisone