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Polymyalgia Rheumatica - Information - Symptoms - Treatment

Information on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR). PMR causes stiffness and aching of the muscles around the neck, shoulders and hips. Those with PMR also may develop other types of arthritis or have a condition called Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA).
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Polymyalgia Rheumatica - What You Need to Know
Polymyalgia rheumatica is typically associated with aching and stiffness of the shoulders and hips.

Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis
Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis are two of the types of vasculitis.

Polymyalgia Rheumatica
An overview of the symptoms, treatment, and diagnosis of Polymyalgia Rheumatica.

Fact Sheet - Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Fact sheet about PMR. Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a relatively common cause of widespread aching and stiffness in older adults. It can be difficult to diagnose because it rarely causes swollen joints or other abnormalities on physical exam. It may occur with another condition, giant cell arteritis, from ACR.

What You Need to Know About PMR and GCA
Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and giant cell arteritis (GCA) frequently affect the same types of people. The diseases may occur independently or in the same patient, from Cleveland Clinic.

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