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Disease Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Name Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Synonyms Forestier Certonciny Syndrome | Forestier-Certonciny Syndrome | Peri-Extra-Articular Rheumatism | Pseudopolyarthritides, Rhizomelic | Pseudopolyarthritis, Rhizomelic | Rheumatism, Peri Extra Articular | Rheumatism, Peri-Extra-Articular | Rhizomelic Pseudopolyarthritides | Rhizomelic Pseudopolyarthritis | Syndrome, Forestier-Certonciny
Definition A syndrome in the elderly characterized by proximal joint and muscle pain, high erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and a self-limiting course. Pain is usually accompanied by evidence of an inflammatory reaction. Women are affected twice as commonly as men and Caucasians more frequently than other groups. The condition is frequently associated with GIANT CELL ARTERITIS and some theories pose the possibility that the two diseases arise from a single etiology or even that they are the same entity.
Categories Connective tissue disease | Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D011111
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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Muscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Polymyalgia Rheumatica Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Polymyalgia Rheumatica Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rheumatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Polymyalgia Rheumatica Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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