Increased muscle interstitial levels of inflammatory cytokines in polymyalgia rheumatica

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Frederik Kreiner, Henning Langberg, Henrik Galbo

Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is characterized by aching of the proximal muscles and increased blood levels of markers of inflammation. Despite the muscle complaints, the current view is that symptoms are caused by inflammation in synovial structures. The purpose of this study was to elucidate the disease mechanisms in symptomatic muscles by measuring interstitial levels of cytokines before and after prednisolone treatment.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftArthritis & Rheumatism
Vol/bind62
Udgave nummer12
Sider (fra-til)3768-75
Antal sider8
ISSN0004-3591
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2010

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