Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a syndrome with pain or stiffness, usually in the
neck, shoulders, upper arms, and hips, but which may occur all over the body.
Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder that causes muscle pain and
stiffness, especially in the shoulders. Symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica ...
The cause of polymyalgia rheumatica is not known. It is linked to immune system
problems, genes, and an event, like an infection, that triggers symptoms.
By Carol Eustice , About.com GuideMarch 14, 2012
Prior to March 2nd, well-established criteria to identify patients with polymyalgia
rheumatica did not exist. While the classification criteria was not created to serve as a protocol for diagnosis, it should help with pa... More »
Jan 22, 2013 ... Polymyalgia and fibromyalgia are inflammatory conditions with symptoms that
may be hard to tell apart. When you have polymyalgia, you feel ...
Q: I've been diagnosed with polymyalgia. What is the distinction between
polymyalgia and fibromyalgia? What is the treatment for polymyalgia? A: I can
Information about polymyalgia rheumatica: what it is, getting diagnosed,
treatment options and facts patients should know.
WebMD gives an overview of the conditions known as polymyalgia rheumatica
and temporal arteritis including causes, symtpoms, diagnosis, and treatment ...
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