Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7014.1232 (Published 04 November 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1232
  1. A B Myles
  1. Retired consultant physician Weybridge, Surrey KT13 0RZ

    EDITOR,--The quaint belief that more of something good must be better has plagued the rational use of corticosteroids over the years but is not the guiding principle for most other forms of treatment. John Ferrisand Robert Lamb suggest that high starting doses for the treatment of giant cell arteritis …

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