Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Description

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History

1888 – Senile rheumatic gout – William Bruce (1835 – 1920) – Senile rheumatic gout

1936 – Secondary fibrositis

1945 – Peri-extraarticular rheumatism – Holst and Johansen

1945 – Periarthrosis humeroscapularis – Jens Einar Meulengracht (1887 – 1976)

1951 – Special arthritis of old age – Porsman

1953 – Pseudo-polyarthrite rhizomélique – Forestier and Certonciny

1953 – Anarthritic rheumatoid disease – Bagratuni

1957 – Polymyalgia rheumatica – Barber


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