[OCOSH Code: D011111 65323003 M35.3 MD_PMR]
Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a clinical syndrome characterized by severe aching and stiffness in the neck, shoulder girdle, and pelvic girdle. It is classified as a rheumatic disease, although the etiology is undetermined.
PMR causes severe pain in the proximal muscle groups; however, no evidence of disease is present at muscle...
Added: Thu Apr 10 2008
CONCLUSIONS: Inflammation of subacromial and subdeltoid bursae in association with synovitis of the glenohumeral joints and tenosynovitis of the biceps may contribute to the diffuse discomfort in the shoulder girdle observed in patients with polymyalgia rheumatica.
Proximal bursitis in active polymyalgia rheumatica.
Salvarani C, Cantini F, Olivieri I, Barozzi L, Macchioni L,...
Added: Sat Oct 10 2009