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2020 May




When the Temporal Artery Biopsy is Negative: A Case Series of Headache Attributed to Polymyalgia Rheumatica.


Older adults presenting with a new or changed headache pattern in the setting of a diagnosis of polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) are at risk for incident giant cell arteritis. However, the differential diagnosis of headache has not been evaluated in patients with a negative temporal artery biopsy (TAB). Headache has not been described as a symptom of PMR.