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Do a lot of people get polymyalgia rheumatica?

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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes

About 0.5-1% of people have polymyalgia rheumatica.
It's rare, but not super uncommon.

In brief: Yes

About 0.5-1% of people have polymyalgia rheumatica.
It's rare, but not super uncommon.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine

In brief: Not a "lot"

But it is not rare either. Pmr is a disease of older adults (>50 years) and is found in about 7 per 1000 people.
It is more common in the scandinavian countries and people whose origins are from there.

In brief: Not a "lot"

But it is not rare either. Pmr is a disease of older adults (>50 years) and is found in about 7 per 1000 people.
It is more common in the scandinavian countries and people whose origins are from there.
Dr. William Lizarraga
Dr. William Lizarraga
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