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Papers: 25 May 2024 - 31 May 2024

2024 May 25

J Autoimmun



Polymyalgia rheumatica shows metabolomic alterations that are further altered by glucocorticoid treatment: Identification of metabolic correlates of fatigue.


Manning JE, Harris E, Mathieson H, Sorensen L, Luqmani R, McGettrick HM, Morgan AW, Young SP, Mackie SL


In polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR), glucocorticoids (GCs) relieve pain and stiffness, but fatigue may persist. We aimed to explore the effect of disease, GCs and PMR symptoms in the metabolite signatures of peripheral blood from patients with PMR or the related disease, giant cell arteritis (GCA).