[Polymyalgia rheumatic--what's new?].

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Ultrasound, MRI and PET-CT reveal a typical anatomical distribution of inflammation in the shoulder and pelvic girdle. MRI and PET-CT may additionally show inflammation along the spine. New classification criteria include age ≥ 50 years, elevated CRP and / or ESR, and shoulder girdle pain as well as two alternative algorithms with or without ultrasound. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-100099

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