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Diseases > Polymyalgia Rheumatica | PMR

Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is an inflammatory condition that causes pain and stiffness in the shoulders and usually also the hips. If you break down the word “polymyalgia” it makes sense: “poly” means many, “my” means muscle, and “algia” means pain. So polymyalgia means pain in many muscles. “Rheumatica” comes from a Greek word that describes the muscles and soft tissues.

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