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What is polymyalgia rheumatica?

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Polymyalgia rheumatica is an infrequently occurring, inflammatory condition that causes pain or aching in large muscle groups, especially around the shoulders and hips. Polymyalgia literally means "many muscle pains," while rheumatica means "changing" or "in flux."

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American College of Rheumatology.

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 13, 2018

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American College of Rheumatology.

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 13, 2018

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