Clinical observation: polymyalgia rheumatica

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  • Authors: Bychkova LV1, Kobelevskaya NV1, Vorontsova KO1, Kondratenko AI2, Overchenko TU2
  • Affiliations:
    1. Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
    2. City clinical hospital named after S.S. Yudin
  • Issue: No 4 (2016)
  • Pages: 54-59
  • Section: Articles
  • URL: http://journals.rudn.ru/medicine/article/view/14636
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Abstract


Polymyalgia rheumatica - a rare disease diagnosis is difficult in the absence of specific laboratory indicators, as well as from the similarity of the clinical picture of such diseases as bilateral humeroscapular nodosa, polymyositis, periarteritis nodosa, cancer, multiple myeloma. In some cases, with high fever, rheumatic polymyalgia necessary to differentiate from sepsis or tuberculosis; when the articular syndrome, brucellosis, toxoplasmosis, arthritis of the jaw joint, the jaw and facial neuralgia. In laboratory indicators - signs of inflammation. Quick response to treatment with prednisolone (within 2-3 days) confirms the diagnosis.

About the authors

L V Bychkova

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Moscow, Russia

N V Kobelevskaya

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Moscow, Russia

K O Vorontsova

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Moscow, Russia

A I Kondratenko

City clinical hospital named after S.S. Yudin

Moscow, Russia

T U Overchenko

City clinical hospital named after S.S. Yudin

Moscow, Russia

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Copyright (c) 2016 Бычкова Л.В., Кобелевская Н.В., Воронцова К.О., Кондратенко А.И., Оверченко Т.Ю.

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