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Polymyalgia Rheumatica

  • Phillip Telefus
  • Samuel SamuelEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Polymaglia Rheumatica is a chronic inflammatory condition that classically affects proximal muscles and joints as the result of pro-inflammatory cytokines in the setting of immune system imbalance. Presented are details of clinic presentations, diagnostic tools, differential diagnoses and treatment regimens.

Keywords

Polymyalgia rheumatica Giant-cell arteritis Glucocorticoids 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pain Management DepartmentCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

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