Philip Seo

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Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Does this patient have polymyalgia rheumatica? Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is typically described as pain and stiffness in the hips and shoulders. PMR is a disease of older adults; the mean age of onset is 70 years, and it almost never occurs in patients younger than 50 years. As with many inflammatory rheumatic diseases, the stiffness…

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