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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia as First Manifestation of Rhupus
The term “rhupus” describes a syndrome that comprises the coexistence of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Lupus arthropathy is a nonerosive process and is relatively a common manifestation of SLE; however, approximately 1% of patients with SLE will develop erosive arthropathy, which is difficult to differentiate from AR arthropathy. Autoimmune hemolytic... Lire la suite
Case Reports in Rheumatology 2020 (2020),...
Nonunion of a Stress Fracture at the Base of the Second Metatarsal in a Soccer Player Treated by Osteosynthesis with the Bridging Plate Fixation Technique...
Stress fractures occur in around 20% of elite level athletes [1–5], most commonly in the lower limb . Metatarsal stress fractures account for 38% of all stress fractures of the lower limb, and especially, the second and third metatarsal are the most common , accounting for 80-90% of all metatarsal fractures . In terms of stress fracture sites, the second metatarsal, the shaft and neck... Lire la suite
Case Reports in Orthopedics 2020 (2020),...
Cytomegalovirus infection: friend or foe in rheumatoid arthritis?
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic disease that presents with articular inflammation and eventually deformations and destruction in the absence of treatment . RA is frequent in every part of the world with similar prevalence ranging from 0.5 to 1% . The infectious origin of autoimmune diseases such as RA has been the topic of many studies. Both viral and bacterial origins have been proposed... Lire la suite
Arthritis Research & Therapy 2020; 23(1):...
Clinical and cost effectiveness of arthritis gloves in rheumatoid arthritis (A-GLOVES): randomised controlled trial with economic analysis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects 1% of the world’s population . Disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) are prescribed as soon as possible to control symptoms, including to those with persistent synovitis where other pathologies are ruled out but not yet meeting criteria for RA, i.e. undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis (UIA). Functional ability can still deteriorate even though... Lire la suite
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020; 22(1):...
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