Definition of PMR (polymyalgia rheumatica)

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

PMR (polymyalgia rheumatica): A disorder of the muscles and joints of older persons characterized by pain and stiffness, affecting both sides of the body, and involving the shoulders, arms, neck, and buttock areas.


The term arthritis refers to stiffness in the joints. See Answer

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