polymyalgia


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polymyalgia

 [pol″e-mi-al´jah]
pain involving many muscles.

pol·y·my·al·gi·a

(pol'ē-mī-al'jē-ă),
Pain in several muscle groups.
[poly- + G. mys, muscle, + algos, pain]

polymyalgia

/poly·my·al·gia/ (-mi-al´jah) pain involving many muscles.

pol·y·my·al·gi·a

(pol'ē-mī-al'jē-ă)
Pain in several muscle groups.
[poly- + G. mys, muscle, + algos, pain]
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This latter category includes 2 cases of mixed connective tissue disease, 2 cases of polymyalgia rheumatica, 1 case of Sjogren syndrome, and the remainder of cases with clinical and laboratory features consistent with CVD, but without fitting into a specific diagnostic category.
The main symptom in polymyalgia rheumatica is pain and stiffness in the shoulders and hips, which is associated with a loss of energy and a general sense of not feeling well.
Her relevant medical history included polymyalgia rheumatica and rheumatoid arthritis, for which she was on long-term immunosuppressant therapy.
There is a wide range of paraneoplastic rheumatic disorders reported in the literature including myopathies, vasculitis, polymyalgia rheumatica, polyarthritis, and lupus-like syndromes.
2 19 60 BMI indicates body mass index; BP, blood pressure; CRP, C-reactive protein; CS, cigarette smokers; ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; H, headache; HCT, hematocrit; Hgb, hemoglobin; LC, leg claudication; MP, mastication pain; PR, polymyalgia rheumatica; S-D, peak systole- end diastole; VD, visual disturbance; -, not done, not applicable, or no information.
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I wasn't well when I left my employment, it was only about a year after I was diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica, which causes muscle pain.
Many autoimmune disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and polymyalgia rheumatic, are the result of the body's overreaction to a perceived threat.
Four years ago she also battled through a personal challenge, when she was diagnosed with a debilitating condition, polymyalgia rheumatica, where the immune system causes the tissues of the joints to become inflamed.
7), polymyalgia rheumatica, previous laparoscopic cholecystectomy, hypercholesterolaemia and hypertension.
Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is characterised by clinical findings mainly in the shoulder and hip girdles, while in fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) the main findings are the identification of tender points in the absence of inflammation.
The baroness - who famously insisted she was not for turning - is thought to have polymyalgia rheumatica, a syndrome causing her neck and shoulder muscles to become inflamed.