Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Orbit and optic nerve: temporal arteritis of orbit. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeorbittemporalarteritis.html. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
- Sudden loss of vision in one eye, low grade fever, loss of appetite and general weakness
- May be due to obstruction of posterior ciliary artery
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Granulomatous inflammation of arteries with discontinuous and fragmented internal elastic lamina
- Also arteriosclerosis