Jurnale medicale
1999

Jurnale medicale 1999

30 Noiembrie 1999 22:00
A 50-year-old woman with noninsulin-dependent diabetes and cirrhosis of the liver from hepatitis-B infection presented with right-sided neck and severe shoulder pain. Minimal tenderness and swelling of the right sternoclavicular joint were noted. After 8 days, extensive studies, and several attempts mai mult
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30 Noiembrie 1999 22:00
The human foot pad is essential in buffering stress and strain during ambulation. Foot pad atrophy has been associated with foot pain, limping gait, callous formation, and foot ulcers. We report a method to measure foot pad thickness and have investigated its measurement reliability. Two podiatrists mai mult
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30 Noiembrie 1999 22:00
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) arthropathy is common in juvenile rehumatoid arthritis (JRA) patients and can cause functional and esthetic problems. The purpose of this pilot study was to begin to evaluate whether methotrexate (MTX) therapy can reduce TMJ arthropathy in patients with polyarticular JR mai mult
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30 Noiembrie 1999 22:00
30 Noiembrie 1999 22:00
Spinal gout has been reported only rarely. We describe a 59-year-old man with a history of gout, who was receiving chronic immunosuppressive therapy after a renal transplant and who presented with fever and back pain. After an extensive work-up and biopsy, the diagnosis was thoracic tophaceous gout. mai mult
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30 Noiembrie 1999 22:00
Some overlap between features of fibromyalgia and systemic lupus erythematous (SLE) is well-recognized. Our objective is to describe eight patients with an original diagnosis of SLE, in whom, after re-evaluation, the multi-system symptoms could be explained on the basis of the dysautonomia that occu mai mult
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30 Noiembrie 1999 22:00
The syndrome non-familial acro-osteolysis features bone reabsorption of the digits in association with short stature. Osteoporosis is common in this disorder, but no successful treatment has been previously reported. We report a case of non-familial acro-osteolysis complicated by multiple fractures mai mult
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30 Noiembrie 1999 22:00
Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) has been rarely reported as a presenting manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). We describe a 23-year-old patient with SLE who presented with GBS. He developed progressive ascending motor paralysis but also had pulmonary disease, proteinuria, and hypoalbum mai mult
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30 Noiembrie 1999 22:00
30 Noiembrie 1999 22:00
30 Septembrie 1999 21:00
Erosive osteoarthritis is a disorder that predominantly affects the hands of postmenopausal or middle aged women. Ages usually range from 30 to 83 years. Although the etiology of erosive osteoarthritis is not known, a lack of estrogen hormones has been implicated in the pathogenesis. We report a pat mai mult
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30 Septembrie 1999 21:00
Several recent studies have documented the efficacy and safety of minocycline in the treatment of mild rheumatoid arthritis. Reported side effects tend to be mild, with gastrointestinal disturbances, headaches, vestibular dysfunction, and photosensitive rashes being the most common. Hyperpigmentatio mai mult
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30 Septembrie 1999 21:00
31 Iulie 1999 21:00
The assessment of any patient for possible vasculitis includes a thorough evaluation for other conditions that mimic vasculitis, particularly those in which corticosteroid and immunosuppressive treatment may be more harmful than beneficial. Calciphylaxis, which may be more common than previously rec mai mult
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31 Mai 1999 21:00
There were 55 Israeli patients with Behcet's disease (BD) included in a study conducted to determine the correlation between HLA-B5 and clinical manifestations and severity of the disease. The systemic manifestations of BD were analyzed in relation to HLA typing, and a systemic severity score for BD mai mult
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31 Martie 1999 21:00
At present, there is no consensus regarding the utility of liver enzyme monitoring in rheumatology patients undergoing treatment with azathioprine (AZA). To further investigate this issue, we retrospectively reviewed for current or past use of AZA all patient records in our Disease Modifying Antirhe mai mult
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31 Martie 1999 21:00
To assess the efficacy of nonsurgical treatment of cervical radiculopathy, 50 patients with objective signs and symptoms of cervical discogenic radiculopathy (CDR) without myelopathy, treated conservatively on an outpatient basis with a mean follow-up of 9.4 months were retrospectively reviewed. The mai mult
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31 Martie 1999 21:00
31 Martie 1999 21:00
Treatment of gout and hyperuricemia can be difficult in patients with chronic renal failure. At present, there is no study available comparing the efficacy of the most widely used agent, allopurinol, and the uricosuric benzbromarone for the control of hyperuricemia in patients with renal insufficien mai mult
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31 Martie 1999 21:00
SYNOPSIS: Although Behget's disease in children is similar to Behcet's disease in adults, there is a higher frequency of familial cases. Oral lesions most often heralded clinical onset, with genital involvement occurring later, usually around the time of puberty. (C) 1999 Lippincott Williams & Wilk mai mult
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31 Martie 1999 21:00
31 Ianuarie 1999 22:00
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