Topics:

Rheumatic Diseases

Rheumatic Diseases

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

Rheumatic Diseases

Whatever is causing this woman's hip pain, her x-ray looks quite severe. The diagnosis was correct 40 years ago, but it couldn't be treated effectively then. What's the problem?

Outcomes in psoriatic arthritis should improve, representatives of the research body GRAPPA assert, now that patients are gaining a role in creating symptom measures and definitions.

In two large randomized trials an anti-IL 17A monoclonal antibody proves better for psoriasis than placebo or etanercept.

Do European guidelines for axial spondylitis adequately address patient needs on the other side of the Atlantic?

A 71-year-old woman with one month of joint pain showed a classic sign of eosinophilic fasciitis.

A comparative study finds the severity of xerostomia (oral dryness) in Sjögren syndrome a good indicator of other serious problems, including fatigue, anxiety, and cardiovascular symptoms.

A rare vasculitis that is fatal in adolescence turns out to be caused by a mutation in interferon that affects the JAK pathway. This has implications for other auto-inflammatory diseases including lupus.

Pages

Subscribe to Rheumatic Diseases on [sitename]

By clicking Accept, you agree to become a member of the UBM Medica Community.