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Fibromyalgia vs. Polymyositis, vs Polymyalgia Rheumatica Test

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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Location : Various
  2. EMG/biopsy : Normal
  3. Treatment : Steroids
  4. Classic findings : Elevated CPK, abnormal EMG/biopsy, higher risk of cancer
  5. Location : Proximal muscles
  6. ESR : Markedly elevated (often > 100)

6 True/False Questions

  1. FibromyalgiaTreatment : Antidepressants, NSAIDS, rest

          

  2. PolymyositisESR : Elevated

          

  3. Polymalgia RheumaticaClassic findings : Temporal arteritis, great response to steroids, very high ESR, elderly patients

          

  4. FibromyalgiaClassic age/sex : Female aged 40-60 yr

          

  5. Polymalgia RheumaticaLocation : Pectoral and pelvic girdles, neck

          

  6. Polymalgia RheumaticaTreatment : Steroids

          

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