Table 2

 Summary of results

PatientAgeACR criteria scorePrompt response to steroidsTABMRI scan
TAB = temporal artery biopsy; ACR = American College of Rheumatology, MRI = magnetic resonance imaging; NA = not applicable, * = control.
1785YesPositiveNegative
2674YesNegativeNegative
3832YesEquivocalNegative
4883YesNegativeNegative
5602NoNegativeNegative
6672NoNegativeEquivocal
7874YesPositiveEquivocal
867NANANANegative
969NANANAEquivocal