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Epidemiology of giant cell arteritis in an Arab population: a 22-year study. Ethnic variation in incidence of giant cell arteritis
  1. A Shah,
  2. S Jain
  1. Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK
  1. A Shah, Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, UK; ameetshah{at}

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We read with interest the editorial by Miller which comments on the paper, “Epidemiology of giant-cell arteritis in an Arab population: a 22-year study.”1 The author of the editorial comments on geographical variation in the incidence of giant cell arteritis and cites evidence supporting both genetic and environmental aetiologies.

We re-examined the data from our 5-year study,2 …

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  • Competing interests: None declared.