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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Hamid Qazi, MD, BSc [2]


Common risk factors in the development of temporal arteritis may be environmental, genetic, and viral. Common risk factors in the development of temporal arteritis include age, hypertension, and thrombocytosis. Less common risk factors in the development of temporal arteritis include allele HLA-DRB1*04 genetic polymorphisms, varicella zoster virus infection, and smoking.

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The risk factors of temporal arteritis are as follows:

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Less Common Risk Factors


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