80-year-old male with severe headache in temples. High ESR. Excision
biopsy of left temporal artery.
- Longitudinal section of muscular artery with strong media, thrombosis
- Media and juxtaposed intima densely infiltrated with lymphocytes,
individual multinucleated giant cells, some of which Langerhans
cells, at the border of media/intima.
-Invasion of inflammatory infiltration into adventitia in clusters.