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Development of giant cell (temporal) arteritis in a patient 'adequately' treated for polymyalgia rheumatica.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  843118     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 70-year-old woman presenting with typical polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and a normal temporal artery biopsy appeared to respond completely to low-dose prednisone therapy. A subsequent biopsy showing temporal arteritis with a normal sedimentation rate and no recurrence of myalgic symptoms emphasizes the unpredictable course of treated PMR and the need for continued clinical as well as laboratory follow-up.
R I Rynes; P Mika; L E Bartholomew
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the rheumatic diseases     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0003-4967     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Rheum. Dis.     Publication Date:  1977 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-04-15     Completed Date:  1977-04-15     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372355     Medline TA:  Ann Rheum Dis     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  88-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Blood Sedimentation
Giant Cell Arteritis / complications*
Polymyalgia Rheumatica / complications*,  drug therapy
Prednisone / therapeutic use
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