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Strathpeffer Spa: Dr William Bruce and polymyalgia rheumatica
  1. Alastair G. Mowat
  1. Department of Rheumatology, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford


    The first description of polymyalgia rheumatica is attributed to Dr William Bruce working in Strathpeffer Spa, Scotland, in 1888. His career, the history of the spa, and the original article are briefly described.

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