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Who is most affected by polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis?

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Both polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis frequently affect people over age 50. The average age of people with these conditions is 70. These diseases are more common among women, and whites are more likely to get these diseases than other groups. 

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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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