Emphysematous Pancreatitis in a 61-year-old Man
January 29, 2013
Emphysematous pancreatitis is typically managed with broad-spectrum antibiotics and early surgical debridement. Here, a case that supports more recent evidence for conservative therapy.
Condylomata Acuminata (Severe External Genital Warts)
January 28, 2013
Extensive condylomata acuminata are beyond the capacity of all topical therapies. The area was initially treated by carbon dioxide laser ablation, and residual small foci of infection were subsequently treated with topical 5% imiquimod cream.
May 13, 2013
New in the non-rheumatology journals, much about pain: A review based on 2012 fibromyalgia guidelines from Canada, a viewpoint on safe use of opioids, the evidence to back spinal pain interventions. Also: fast-track arthroplasty, and more newfound genes. More »
April 22, 2013
A discovery that patients with fibromyalgia showed signs of small fiber impairment not present in depressed patients or controls may point to the first objectively measurable alteration of the peripheral nervous system in this disorder. More »
April 11, 2013
An obese woman in her thirties with a history of fibromyalgia syndrome, depression, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and diabetes presents with midline back pain that has gradually worsened over the past week. More »
January 18, 2013
This article reviews the diagnostic criteria for both myalgic encephalomyelitis and fibromyalgia and describes... More »
January 17, 2013
A small sham-controlled trial has shown significant differences in pain processing among fibromyalgia patients who used an FDA-approved device for at-home cranial electrical stimulation. It is evidently the first study to use fMRI to test the concept. More »
January 4, 2013
The evidence backs exercise programs for relief from some inflammatory disorders. But we're still not sure whether it helps other rheumatologic conditions, and we don't know why it helps when it does. More »
December 11, 2012
New studies explore the neurology and psychology of pain in FM, patient knowledge, and evidence-based practice. The 2012 Canadian Fibromyalgia Guidelines recommend care by primary practitioners, not specialists. More »
October 24, 2012
Nearly all patients with fibromyalgia have sleep problems that may affect their lives even more than the disease itself. More »
July 11, 2012
Ten percent of patients who have fibromyalgia syndrome use marijuana for medicinal relief from FMS symptoms (eg, widespread pain, fatigue, and insomnia), according to research findings. More »
April 30, 2012
The shared clinical features of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) that have the greatest discriminating power are the number of FMS-associated symptoms and tender point count. More »
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