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Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)

  • Maurice Barry

Abstract

  • Inflammatory condition occurring typically in patients > 60 years

  • More common in women, occasionally associated with giant cell arteritis (GCA) = temporal arteritis

  • Usually associated with ↑↑ ESR (at least > 40 mm/h)

  • Onset can be dramatic or insidious

Keywords

Rheumatoid Arthritis Giant Cell Arteritis Oral Steroid Temporal Artery Joint Involvement 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maurice Barry
    • 1
  1. 1.James Connolly Memorial HospitalDublinIreland

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