A prospective study of 287 patients with polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis: clinical and laboratory manifestations at onset of disease and at the time of diagnosis.

@article{Myklebust1996APS,
  title={A prospective study of 287 patients with polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis: clinical and laboratory manifestations at onset of disease and at the time of diagnosis.},
  author={Gerd Myklebust and Jan Tore Gran},
  journal={British journal of rheumatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={35 11},
  pages={1161-8}
}
A prospective study of 287 patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA), including polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and temporal arteritis (TA), was conducted during 1987-1994. All patients were evaluated prior to the start of drug treatment. During the same period, 31 patients with GCA, of whom 12 cases had TA, were admitted to other departments in the hospital. At onset of disease, all patients were > or = 50 yr of age. Peripheral arthritis was found in 24.4% of patients with PMR, while none of the… CONTINUE READING

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