• We report two elderly patients with normal erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and biopsy-confirmed giant cell arteritis. Because of the potentially disastrous consequences of undiagnosed giant cell arteritis, early treatment based on clinical diagnostic criteria is urged despite a normal ESR.
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