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Rheumatic Diseases

Rheumatic Diseases

Here: a primary care perspective on diagnosis of -- and care of patients with -- rheumatologic disorders.

Rheumatic Diseases

Löfgren syndrome presents with diverse symptoms such as headache, rash, ankle pain with swelling, and photophobia. Can you identify the most common symptoms? Answer this question and 3 more in this quiz.

lupus

Lupus is the condition that most frequently requires attention to skin problems, but it's far from the only reason for a rheumatologist's patient to see a dermatologist. In the case of lupus, however, the lesion may be a clue to prognosis.

lupus

Even a well-informed patient may sometimes throw your prescription in the trash. Here a young woman with lupus describes what sometimes prompts her simply to ignore her doctor's best advice about treatment.

Three eminent rheumatologists have posted their comprehensive textbook of rheumatology online, open-access and free. They are calling it Rheumaknowledgy.

A special issue of a science journal is devoted to inflammatory pathways important in autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis. Watch these names: The major signals are already turning up as targets for new drugs in rheumatology.

scleroderma

A general overview of the fibrosis process discusses mechanisms and cell pathways in brief while focusing on clinical issues.

About 30% of rheumatologists don't pre-test patients for hepatitis B before prescribing immunosuppressant medications. These authors offer new guidance for screening.

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