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Fig. 1 | Arthritis Research & Therapy

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From: Circadian variations in clinical symptoms and concentrations of inflammatory cytokines, melatonin, and cortisol in polymyalgia rheumatica before and during prednisolone treatment: a controlled, observational, clinical experimental study

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Generalized muscle stiffness and global pain during the day in ten patients with polymyalgia rheumatica. Symptoms were assessed both by the patients and by a physician before treatment and during the 14th day of treatment with 20 mg of prednisolone taken in the morning. Values are mean ± SEM. Inverted open triangles, Variation with time in untreated patients (2P < 0.05). Filled squares, Difference between prednisolone-treated and untreated patients (2P < 0.05). VAS visual analogue scale

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