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Causes of Polymyalgia rheumatica

Polymyalgia rheumatica Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Polymyalgia rheumatica: Women twice as likely as men....more »

Polymyalgia rheumatica: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Polymyalgia rheumatica, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Polymyalgia rheumatica:

Polymyalgia rheumatica: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Polymyalgia rheumatica: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Polymyalgia rheumatica as a symptom:

Conditions listing Polymyalgia rheumatica as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Polymyalgia rheumatica. Our database lists the following as having Polymyalgia rheumatica as a symptom of that condition:

What causes Polymyalgia rheumatica?

Causes: Polymyalgia rheumatica: The cause of polymyalgia rheumatica is not known; however, possibilities include immune system abnormalities and genetic factors. The fact that polymyalgia rheumatica is rare in people under the age of 50 suggests it may be linked to the aging process. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis: NIAMS)

Related information on causes of Polymyalgia rheumatica:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Polymyalgia rheumatica may be found in:


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