Here is one of the more recent research clinical articles on PMR that I found today. 

This article illustrates that physicians are still using age (50 years old or >) as a criterion for diagnosis.  That is too bad!  There are so many who are younger with the disease and some doctors still don't believe that you can have PMR even in your 50's, although this age is part of the clinical criteria for diagnosis. 

This article also indicates that "PMR is relatively common"  which is hard to believe as so many medical professionals miss the diagnosis due to being unfamiliar with PMR or if diagnosed, do not have a good handle on how to treat the condition. 

I feel that we all need to try to get the word out to as many people as possible about this misunderstood disease.

Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of polymyalgia rheumatica


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