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Paraneoplastic giant cell arteritis and prostate cancer
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  • Cátia Figueiredo,
  • Marta Amaral,
  • Rui Silva,
  • Élio Rodrigues,
  • Óscar Vilão
Cátia Figueiredo
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Marta Amaral
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Élio Rodrigues
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Óscar Vilão
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Abstract

Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is rarely associated with cancer. The association paraneoplastic vasculitis and tumors appears to be more frequent with hematologic cancers. The authors report the case of 83-years-old Caucasian man, diagnosed with prostatic adenocarcinoma who developed a paraneoplastic GCA responsive to corticosteroids associated with disease progression.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

21 Nov 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
25 Nov 2020Assigned to Editor
25 Nov 2020Submission Checks Completed
11 Dec 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
15 Dec 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
15 Dec 2020Editorial Decision: Accept