Jurnale medicale
2007

Jurnale medicale 2007

1 Decembrie 2007
A case is presented of a 44-year-old human T-cell lymphotropic virus-1 seropositive Afro-Caribbean man whose adult T-cell lymphoma presented with an ankle arthropathy. Over a period of weeks he developed subcutaneous tumor masses, osteolytic lesions, sinonasal involvement, and spinal disease culmina mai mult
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30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
It is said that a gun has only one "business end" but not so for antibodies. The end with the antigen binding sites (the Fab) certainly has gained a great deal of deserved attention; this is, after all, where the humoral immune system uses its much vaunted "antigen specificity" to engage the outside mai mult
JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - Most Popular Articles
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients typically experience Raynaud phenomena that is often complicated by digital ischemic lesions, gangrene, and digital loss. Other causes of peripheral ischemia, such as atherosclerosis, cryoglobulinemia, antiphospholipid syndrome, myeloproliferative disorders, paraneo mai mult
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30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
Mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke (MELAS) is a mitochondrial genetic disorder caused by a point mutation, resulting in the substitution of guanine for adenine at nucleotide 3243 (A3243G). It is a multisystem disorder with variable manifestations and typically presents betw mai mult
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30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
Jaccoud arthropathy (JA), now most commonly associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), is widely perceived as a benign joint deformity that is radiographically nonerosive and that confers little if any disability. Advances and accessibility of imaging modalities such as ultrasound (US) are mai mult
JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - Most Popular Articles
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
Successful management of the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies requires an early and accurate diagnosis. The muscle biopsy remains the definitive test. However, false-negative biopsy results are common, as the disease is typically patchy in distribution. The advent of short tau inversion recovery s mai mult
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30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
Background: Enthesitis is inflammation at the insertion of ligaments, tendons, joint capsule, or fascia to bone, and a well-known characteristic feature of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and related spondyloarthropathies. The clinical evaluation of enthesitis is an important outcome measure and is scor mai mult
JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - Most Popular Articles
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
Background: Increased risks of morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular (CV) events are reported in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Recent reviews recommend aggressive treatment of modifiable CV risk factors, including systemic hypertension (HTN). Objectives: We examined possible contri mai mult
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30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
Objective: Protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) is an unusual manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), so its clinical manifestations and management are not well understood. In this study, we try to characterize the basic clinical features and the management of PLE by retrospectively analyzi mai mult
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30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
A 57-year-old woman presented with 2 months history of right chest pain with direct tenderness and swelling over the right sternoclavicular joint. She had a 20-year history of skin rash over both soles and palms suggestive of pustulosis palmaris and plantaris without musculoskeletal symptoms. CT sca mai mult
JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - Most Popular Articles
30 Noiembrie 2007 22:00
Objective: This research was designed to explore the role of joint and nonarticular clinical manifestations traditionally evaluated in Chinese herbal medicine in predicting efficacy of treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Methods: Three hundred ninety-six patients were randomly divided to receive We mai mult
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1 Octombrie 2007
This review focuses on the potential value of newer imaging techniques such as ultrasound and especially in-office MRI to evaluate fingers and wrists. mai mult
JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - Most Popular Articles
1 Octombrie 2007
1 Octombrie 2007
Background: Medical rehabilitation after lower extremity arthroplasty is an integral part of recovery and a critical step in returning to independent mobility. We hypothesized that rehabilitation may take longer for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) versus osteoarthritis (OA) because joint pai mai mult
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1 Octombrie 2007
Objectives: To examine the influence of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in the occurrence of vascular arterial and venous thrombotic events in postmenopausal women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Patients and Methods: SLE women aged =16 years, disease duration <=5 years from LUMINA, a multiethnic, longitudinal outcome study, were included. Menopause was defined at disease onset as the presence of amenorrhea >6 months and/or oophorectom mai mult
JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - Most Popular Articles
1 Octombrie 2007
1 Octombrie 2007
1 Octombrie 2007
Background: Osteoarthritis (OA) affects mainly older people who are more sensitive to adverse effects of classic nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Recent publications indicate that topically applied nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are effective and much safer than their oral analogues. Obj mai mult
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1 Octombrie 2007
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