- Pietro Enea Lazzerini,
- Iacopo Bertolozzi,
- Maurizio Acampa,
- Rosella Fulceri,
- Franco Laghi-Pasini,
- Pier Leopoldo Capecchi
Curr Pharm Des 2018 Jan 10. Epub 2018 Jan 10.
Department of Medical Sciences, Surgery and Neurosciences, University of Siena, Siena. Italy.
Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) represents the most common inflammatory rheumatic disease of the elderly. It is characterized by synovitis of proximal joints and extra-articular synovial structures, along with chronic high-grade systemic inflammation. PMR is closely related to giant cell arteritis (GCA), a large-vessel vasculitis that involves the major branches of the aorta, particularly the extracranial branches of carotid artery including temporal arteries. Read More