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Polymyalgia Rheumatica

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by Badash M

(PMR)

 

Definition

Giant Cell Arteritis
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RESOURCES

American College of Rheumatology
http://www.rheumatology.org

Arthritis Foundation
http://www.arthritis.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

The Arthritis Society
http://www.arthritis.ca

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

 

References


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Eberhardt RT, Dhadly M. Giant cell arteritis: diagnosis, management, and cardiovascular implications. Cardiol Rev. 2007;15(2):55-61.


Matteson EL, Gold KN, et al. Long-term survival of patients with giant cell arteritis in the American College of Rheumatology Giant Cell Arteritis classification criteria cohort. Am J Med. 1996;100:193.


Polymyalgia rheumatica. American College of Rheumatology website. Available at: http://www.rheumatology.org/practice/clinical/patients/diseases%5Fand%5Fconditions/polymyalgiarheumatica.asp. Updated February 2013. Accessed June 26, 2013.


Polymyalgia rheumatica. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated January 16, 2013. Accessed June 26, 2013.


Polymyalgia Rheumatical and giant cell arteritis. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health%5FInfo/Polymyalgia/default.asp. Accessed June 26, 2013.


Salvarani C, Cantini F, et al. Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant-cell arteritis. N Engl J Med. 2002;347:261.


Soubrier M, Dubost JJ, et al. Polymyalgia rheumatica: diagnosis and treatment. Joint Bone Spine. 2006;73(6):599-605. Review.


Temporal arteritis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated September 18, 2012. Accessed June 26, 2013.

 

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