Lingual infarction, although a very rare entity has been reported in 16 cases since 1961. The goal of this article is to alert the physician to the symptoms of tongue claudication to prevent the morbid effects of tongue infarction and blindness due to cranial arteritis. A discussion of the disease and the differential diagnosis is included.
- giant cell arteritis
- Lingual infarction
- tongue claudication
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine