#DiagnosticDilemma: Whats your diagnosis on this case?
An 86-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with tongue pain 8 days after the diagnosis of giant-cell arteritis by temporal artery biopsy and treatment with glucocorticoids. Examination revealed necrotic ulceration on the right side of the tongue. Cervicofacial CT showed complete thrombosis of which one of the following arteries, on the right side?

a) Superior thyroid artery
b) Ascending pharyngeal artery
c) Posterior auricular artery
d) Facial artery
e) Lingual artery

Source: NEJM
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