Definition of PMR (polymyalgia rheumatica)
PMR (polymyalgia rheumatica): A disorder of the muscles and joints of older persons characterized by pain and stiffness, affecting both sides of the body, and involving the shoulders, arms, neck, and buttock areas.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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