Update on polymyalgia rheumatica.

  title={Update on polymyalgia rheumatica.},
  author={Nicol{\`o} A M Pipitone and Carlo Salvarani},
  journal={European journal of internal medicine},
  volume={24 7},
Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disease of unknown etiology affecting individuals aged fifty years and older, mainly of Caucasian ethnicity. Polymyalgia rheumatica is associated with giant cell arteritis more frequently than expected by chance alone. In both conditions, females are affected two to three times more often than males. The clinical hallmark manifestations of polymyalgia rheumatica are aching and morning stiffness in the shoulder girdle and often in the pelvic girdle and… CONTINUE READING
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