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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0032533

NCI Thesaurus Code: C85018  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Disease or Syndrome

NCIt Definition: A syndrome characterized by pain, stiffness, and tenderness of the proximal muscle groups including the shoulder, pelvic girdle and the neck. There is no muscle atrophy and muscle biopsies do not reveal pathologic changes. Additional signs and symptoms include low grade fever, fatigue and depression.

RADLEX Definition: A syndrome in the elderly characterized by proximal joint and muscle pain, high erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and a self-limiting course. Pain is usually accompanied by evidence of an inflammatory reaction. Women are affected twice as commonly as men and Caucasians more frequently than other groups. The condition is frequently associated with temporal arteritis and some theories pose the possibility that the two diseases arise from a single etiology or even that they are the same entity. [MeSH]

MEDLINEPLUS Definition: 

Polymyalgia rheumatica is a disorder that causes muscle pain and stiffness in your neck, shoulders, and hips. It is most common in women and almost always occurs in people over 50. The main symptom is stiffness after resting. Other symptoms include fever, weakness and weight loss. In some cases, polymyalgia rheumatica develops overnight. In others, it is gradual.

The cause is not known. There is no single test to diagnose polymyalgia rheumatica. Your doctor will use your medical history, symptoms, and a physical exam to make the diagnosis. Lab tests for inflammation may help confirm the diagnosis.

Polymyalgia rheumatica sometimes occurs along with giant cell arteritis, a condition that causes swelling of the arteries in your head. Symptoms include headaches and blurred vision. Doctors often prescribe prednisone, a steroid medicine, for both conditions. With treatment, polymyalgia rheumatica usually disappears in a day or two. Without treatment, it usually goes away after a year or more.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

MSH Definition: A syndrome in the elderly characterized by proximal joint and muscle pain, high erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and a self-limiting course. Pain is usually accompanied by evidence of an inflammatory reaction. Women are affected twice as commonly as men and Caucasians more frequently than other groups. The condition is frequently associated with GIANT CELL ARTERITIS and some theories pose the possibility that the two diseases arise from a single etiology or even that they are the same entity.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
ARTHRITIS, SENILE
CRANIAL ARTERITIS
Forestier Certonciny Syndrome
Forestier-Certonciny Syndrome
MYALGIC SYNDROME OF THE AGED
Peri-Extra-Articular Rheumatism
PMR - Polymyalgia rheumatica
POLYMYALGIA ARTERITICA
Polymyalgia rheumatica (disorder)
Polymyalgia Rheumatica [Disease/Finding]
POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA
Pseudopolyarthritides, Rhizomelic
Pseudopolyarthritis, Rhizomelic
Rheumatism, Peri Extra Articular
Rheumatism, Peri-Extra-Articular
Rhizomelic Pseudopolyarthritides
Rhizomelic pseudopolyarthritis
Senile arthritis
Syndrome, Forestier-Certonciny

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C85018 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AQL BL CF CI CL CN CO DG DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RH RT SU TH UR VE VI MSH
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000017005 SNOMEDCT_US
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000011006 SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID XUIKn SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_CREATED 11/16/2000 MEDLINEPLUS
DATE_CREATED 2015-01-22T00:04:00 GARD
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DISEASE_IDENTIFIER_ID 34578 GARD
DISEASE_IDENTIFIER_ID 34579 GARD
DX 19650101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
EXCLUDES1 polymyalgia rheumatica with giant cell arteritis (M31.5) ICD10CM
FX D013700 MSH
HAS_GARD_PAGE true GARD
HN 65 MSH
IAN DEFAULT ICD10
IDENTIFIER_SOURCE Orp GARD
IDENTIFIER_TYPE_ID 1 GARD
IS_ACTIVE true GARD
IS_RARE true GARD
IS_SPANISH false GARD
MDA 19990101 MSH
MESH_DEFINITION A syndrome in the elderly characterized by proximal joint and muscle pain, high erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and a self-limiting course. Pain is usually accompanied by evidence of an inflammatory reaction. Women are affected twice as commonly as men and Caucasians more frequently than other groups. The condition is frequently associated with GIANT CELL ARTERITIS and some theories pose the possibility that the two diseases arise from a single etiology or even that they are the same entity. NDFRT
MESH_DUI D011111 NDFRT
MESH_NAME Polymyalgia Rheumatica NDFRT
MESH_UI M0017211 NDFRT
MMR 20120703 MSH
MN C05.651.742 MSH
MN C05.799.720 MSH
MN C17.300.775.720 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
MP_HEALTH_TOPIC_URL https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/polymyalgiarheumatica.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_OTHER_LANGUAGE_URL Spanish https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/polymyalgiarheumatica.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_PRIMARY_INSTITUTE_URL National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases http://www.niams.nih.gov/ MEDLINEPLUS
NDFRT_KIND DISEASE_KIND NDFRT
NUI N0000002455 NDFRT
ORDER_NO 17997 ICD10CM
PM 65 MSH
PRIMARY_PATH 10036099$10074472$10010761$10028395$Polymyalgia rheumatica$Connective tissue disorders NEC$Connective tissue disorders (excl congenital)$Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders MDR
PRIMARY_SOC 10028395 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 10.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 10.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 11.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 11.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 12.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 12.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 13.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 13.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 14.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 14.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 15.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 15.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 16.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 16.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 20.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 20.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 8.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 8.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 9.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 9.1 MDR
RARE_DISEASE_URL http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/gard/4704/rhizomelic-pseudopolyarthritis/resources/1 GARD
RXAUI 3161349 RXNORM
RXAUI 3222217 RXNORM
RXAUI 3222218 RXNORM
RXAUI 3232167 RXNORM
RXCUI 1024548 RXNORM
SMQ_TERM_ADDVERSION 12.0 MDR
SMQ_TERM_CAT A MDR
SMQ_TERM_LEVEL 4 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LEVEL 5 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LMVERSION 12.0 MDR
SMQ_TERM_SCOPE 2 MDR
SMQ_TERM_STATUS A MDR
SMQ_TERM_WEIGHT 0 MDR
SNOMED_CID 65323003 NDFRT
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS M35.3 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPRULE~TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPTARGET~M35.3 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS M35.3 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPADVICE~IF GIANT CELL ARTERITIS WITH POLYMYALGIA RHEUMATICA CHOOSE M31.5 | MAP OF SOURCE CONCEPT IS CONTEXT DEPENDENT SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPCATEGORYID~447639009 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPPRIORITY~2 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPRULE~IFA 239938009 | Giant cell arteritis with polymyalgia rheumatica | SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPRULE~OTHERWISE TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPTARGET~M31.5 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPTARGET~M35.3 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XUIKn SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T032692 MSH
TERMUI T032693 MSH
TERMUI T032694 MSH
TERMUI T032695 MSH
TH NLM (1965) MSH
TH OMIM (2013) MSH
TH UNK (19XX) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

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