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ACR Releases New Publications Focused on Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Gout

Arthritis and other rheumatic diseases affect more than 52 million Americans, and symptoms such as chronic pain, swelling and inflammation can mirror other illnesses. In addition, there are more than 100 rheumatic diseases that can affect any area of the body. The ACR creates and updates criteria sets and clinical practice guidelines to help researchers and clinicians identify and treat diseases that are often difficult to manage.

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