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Pam examination results

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Component of examination  Findings 
GALS  Gait: normal
Arms: able to put arms behind head and behind back
Legs: generally tender over hips and buttock muscles; normal range of movement in knees; loss of internal rotation of both hips with some groin pain reproduced
MCPJ/MTPJ squeeze 

Not painful, no joint swelling 

Examine for finger/toenail abnormalities, skin rashes, psoriasis, alopecia, petachiae  No rashes or nail changes
Examine any other systems identified in history 

BP 124/76, pulse 80 reg
No tenderness in temporal arteries

Palpate for lymphadenopathy, take temperature  No lymphadenopathy
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