Polymyalgia rheumatica and colon malignacy: case report

Kehler, Tatjana and Ćurković, Božidar (2006) Polymyalgia rheumatica and colon malignacy: case report. Clinical Rheumatology, 25 (5). pp. 764-765. ISSN 0770-3198

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Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a relatively common disorder in the elderly. Whereas the relationship between polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis (GCA) is well recognized, there is still controversy about PMR and malignancy. We are presenting a patient with PMR and adenocarcinoma of the sygmoid colon and hypothesize a paraneoplastic relationship.

Item Type: Article
MeSH: Adenocarcinoma - complications - pathology - surgery ; Colonic Neoplasms - complications - pathology - surgery ; Polymyalgia Rheumatica - complications - drug therapy - pathology ; Aged ; Female ; Glucocorticoids - therapeutic use ; Humans ; Paraneoplastic Syndromes - etiology - pathology ; Prednisolone - therapeutic use ; Treatment Outcome
Departments: Katedra za fizikalnu medicinu i rehabilitaciju
Depositing User: Lea Škorić
Status: Published
Kehler, TatjanaUNSPECIFIED
Ćurković, BožidarUNSPECIFIED
Date: September 2006
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2019 08:20
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URI: http://medlib.mef.hr/id/eprint/232

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