Cranial arteritis is a condition in which the blood vessels supplying the head and neck are inflamed and damaged. Likewise known as giant cell arteritis, cranial arteritis can cause a wide range of symptoms, including headaches, jaw pain, and vision problems.
Cranial arteritis is a serious condition that can lead to permanent damage to the blood vessels if left untreated. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to prevent permanent damage and complications. If you think you may be suffering from cranial arteritis, it is important to see your doctor as soon as possible.« Back to Glossary Index