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Imaging Case of the Week 209

The following right shoulder x-rays are from a 50 year old with right shoulder pain following a seizure activity. What can be noted?Answer will be posted mid-week.  
emergucate.com
over 3 years ago
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Oral JAK Inhibitor Promising in Ankylosing Spondylitis

The first study to assess the safety and efficacy of tofacitinib in ankylosing spondylitis suggests that JAK inhibition might be a new way to achieve control in patients with active disease.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Gout Hospitalizations Outpace Those for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Despite a decline in hospitalizations related to rheumatoid arthritis, hospitalizations primarily associated with gout have increased dramatically during the last 2 decades.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Impact of Osteoarthritis Underrated by Rheumatologists

Rheumatologists are more likely to underestimate the impact of osteoarthritis than rheumatoid arthritis, even though patients with osteoarthritis often have more pain and a greater burden of disease.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Arthritis of the Hand

Arthritis can damage the large joints on your hand at the base of the fingers. If other treatments don't relieve your pain, your doctor may advise artificial...  
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over 3 years ago
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Impact of Fibromyalgia in Spondyloarthritis

How does fibromyalgia affect the disease activity and treatment of spondyloarthritis?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Migraine, Fibromyalgia Frequently Misdiagnosed as MS

A study found that in some cases patients were treated for MS for years, exposing them to the dangers and costs of disease-modifying therapies.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Francisco Gento - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Gento began his career at Racing Santander in 1952 and moved to Real Madrid the following season. He appeared in a joint record eight European Cup finals, winning a record six, as well as winning 12 La Liga titles.  
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over 3 years ago
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Ankle Arthritis and Replacement

The most common form of arthritis affecting the ankle is osteoarthritis. It can be caused by injury or by long-term wear and tear. Take a look at this condit...  
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over 3 years ago
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Bursitis

Bursitis is an inflammation of a closed sac of fluid located near the joints called a bursa. When the bursa becomes inflamed, it causes joint pain and swelli...  
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over 3 years ago
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Tapering and Discontinuation of TNF-a Blockers in RA

Can clinical and ultrasound-based remission be used to select patients with rheumatoid arthritis eligible to taper and discontinue TNF-a blockers?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Supraglottoplasty Effective for Children With Laryngomalacia

Supraglottoplasty relieves obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children with laryngomalacia, but residual disease is common, according to a new meta-analysis of four studies.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Hormones, Metabolism, and Cancer Take Center Stage at ECE 2016

Testosterone trials, new guidelines on adrenal incidentaloma, ovarian transplant, and the bionic pancreas, are just a few of highlights at ECE 2016, appealing to clinicians and research scientists alike.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Atherosclerotic CVD in Inflammatory Joint Disorders

What is the relationship of inflammatory joint diseases, such as RA and the spondylarthropathies, and risk of CV disease-related morbidity and mortality?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Tai Chi May Be as Good as PT for Knee Arthritis Pain

Tai chi and conventional physical therapy were equally good at relieving pain associated with knee osteoarthritis in a randomized trial.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Arthritis Awareness Month — May 2016 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 3 years ago
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Prevalence of Doctor-Diagnosed Arthritis at State and County Levels — United States, 2014 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 3 years ago
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Tai chi improves pain in patients with knee arthritis, trial finds

Tai chi produced beneficial effects similar to a standard course of physical therapy in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis, a randomised single blind trial has shown.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago