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Polymyalgia rheumatica, temporal arteritis and malignancy.
  1. C. A. Speed,
  2. I. Haslock
  1. Department of Rheumatology, South Cleveland Hospital, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, UK.


    The use of steroid therapy in polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis is necessary and usually effective, but may mask coexisting disease. The importance of early consideration of other disorders in such patients is illustrated by three case histories.

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