Causes of Associated with polymyalgia rheumatica: Proximal muscle pain and stiffness


Giant cell arteritis [top]

  • Subacute headache chronic headache
  • Aching pain over temple, worse on brushing hair
  • Associated with polymyalgia rheumatica: Proximal muscle pain and stiffness
  • Risk of sudden loss of vision due to ophthalmic artery occlusion
  • Elevated ESR