An elderly male patient complains of pain and stiffness in the muscles of the neck , the shoulder, and the pelvic girdle

Question Number 0399

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An elderly male patient complains of pain and stiffness in the muscles of the neck , the shoulder, and the pelvic girdle of about eight months in duration for which he has been extensively investigated several times . Examination and investigations were all normal except for a markedly raised ESR. There was an immediate positive response to corticosteroids. A likely diagnosis is

a) temporal arteritis
b) factitious fever
c) tuberculosis
d) polymyalgia rheumatica
e) Still's disease


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