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  • Condition: Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Journal: Arthritis research & therapy
  • Treatment Used: Tocilizumab
  • Number of Patients: 60
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In this study, researchers evaluated the safety and effectiveness of tocilizumab for the treatment of giant cell arteritis.
  • Condition: Polymyalgic complaint
  • Journal: Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift (1946)
  • Treatment Used: Complete Tumor Resection
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 61-year-old caucasian male diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica treated with 20?mg prednisone/day, after which MRI revealed a retroperitoneal liposarcoma that was treated with complete tumor resection.
  • Condition: Osteoporosis Prevention in Patients with Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Journal: Irish medical journal
  • Treatment Used: Glucocorticoids
  • Number of Patients: 153
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This study determined whether patients with polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) are protected from glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis (GIOP).
  • Condition: Rheumatic Disease
  • Journal: Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic & musculoskeletal diseases
  • Treatment Used: Corticosteroid Tapering Regimens
  • Number of Patients: 62
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This review of the literature assessed clinical outcomes of differing tapering regimens after corticosteroid monotherapy in adults with rheumatic disorders.
  • Condition: Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Journal: International journal of rheumatic diseases
  • Treatment Used: Tocilizumab Monotherapy (TCZ)
  • Number of Patients: 13
  • Published —
This study elucidated the effectiveness of tocilizumab (TCZ) monotherapy in the absence of glucocorticoids for polymyalgia rheumatica (muscle pain and stiffness; PMR).
  • Condition: Recent-Onset Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Journal: The Journal of rheumatology
  • Treatment Used: Tocilizumab Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 18
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using tocilizumab therapy to treat patients with recent-onset polymyalgia rheumatica.
  • Condition: Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Journal: Geriatrics & gerontology international
  • Treatment Used: High-dose methotrexate
  • Number of Patients: 100
  • Published —
This study evaluated the efficacy of high-dose methotrexate to treat polmyalgia rheumatica.
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