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Articles By Rachel Black, MBBS, FRACP, PhD

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Impact of glucocorticoids: more than just toxicity

As the sole effective treatment for polymyalgia rheumatica since their development in the 1950’s until recently, the impact of glucocorticoids and PMR outcomes are undeniably intertwined. So much so that when the OMERACT PMR working group first set out to develop a PMR core outcome set, they quickly realised that many of the outcomes important to patients were related to their glucocorticoid use.

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