Coral-bead Skin Lesions Associated with Erosive Arthritis: A Quiz.

Coral-bead Skin Lesions Associated with Erosive Arthritis: A Quiz. Acta Derm Venereol. 2019 May 02;: Authors: Orlando G, Dan G, Pezzetta S, Linder D, Salmaso R PMID: 31045235 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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We report a case of agranulocytosis resulting from ceftriaxone noted more than 3 weeks into therapy. CASE PRESENTATION: A 72-year-old woman who was started on ceftriaxone for septic arthritis of the left knee 3 weeks before presentation was admitted to the hospital after being found to be neutropenic on outpatient laboratory analysis. Her absolute neutrophil count on admission was 0/μL. The cause of the agranulocytosis was suspected to be ceftriaxone. The drug was stopped, and she was started on granulocyte colony-stimulating factor with gradual resolution of the neutropenia. DISCUSSION: Serious adverse effects ...
Source: The Permanente journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Perm J Source Type: research
Guaiacum is a homeopathic medicine used for arthritis, syphilis and tonsillitis. Its use as a substance abuse is not properly described in literature. Its excess intake may be life threatening and can damage the vision permanently. © Journal of the...
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Authors: Paul R, Nandi A, Roy D, Ghosh R, Sau TJ, Thakur I, Sarkar R Abstract Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a multisystem disease with a variety of manifestations. Vasculitis and myositis are two very rare complications of RA. However, the coexistence of both of these complications in the same patient is extremely rare in medical literature. We here present such a rare association of clinical features in a 36 year old male patient with RA. He had RA for around four years before development of these complications almost simultaneously. The patient was treated with rituximab and oral steroids. The myositis component r...
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
Authors: Bhushan D, Agarwal M Abstract Guaiacum is a homeopathic medicine used for arthritis, syphilis and tonsillitis. Its use as a substance abuse is not properly described in literature. Its excess intake may be life threatening and can damage the vision permanently. PMID: 31311227 [PubMed - in process]
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Authors: Dalal A PMID: 31309813 [PubMed - in process]
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We present a young male, with long standing fever, weight loss, bone pains, hepatosplenomegaly, cytopenias and severe joint pains. With normal peripheral smear and predominant joints involvement, he was started on corticosteroids. The partial response prompted the physician to continue the steroids. After some time, however, joints and bony pains worsened. After referral to us, he was found to have multiple bony lytic lesions and peripheral smear suggested B cell ALL. So, presentation predominantly with musculoskeletal symptoms, a normal peripheral smear and a partial therapeutic response to steroids as treatment of System...
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 Role of µ-Opioid Receptor Polymorphism in Patients of Rheumatoid Arthritis and their Correlation with Severity of Disease. J Assoc Physicians India. 2019 Apr;67(4):22-25 Authors: Gauri L, Kapur S, Pal A, Singh U, Fatima Q, Khan A, Liyakat A, Liyakat N, Kularia R Abstract Introduction: With 1 billion tobacco users worldwide, nicotine dependence has a major impact on global health. Advances in medication development for nicotine dependence require an improved understanding of the neurobiology of this complex, relapsing brain disorder. Aims: To study association of µ Opioid Receptor ...
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99th MEETING NATIONAL ARTHRITIS AND MUSCULOSKELETAL AND SKIN DISEASES ADVISORY COUNCIL, Robert H. Carter, M.D., Chair NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH BUILDING 45, CONFERENCE ROOMS E1/E2, September 10, 2019For more information go tohttp://www.niams.nih.gov/About_Us/Committees/council_roster.aspAir date: 9/10/2019 8:30:00 AM
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When Reshma Khan, MD, a rheumatologist at the Family Arthritis Center, Jupiter, Fla., relocated from Michigan three-and-a-half years ago, she missed the camaraderie and friendships she’d made in Michigan. “I’m a very social person, and after finishing my research, residency and fellowship in Michigan, I missed those close friendships [when I moved to Florida],” Dr.... [Read More]
Source: The Rheumatologist - Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tags: Profiles Rheum After 5 Technology Blogs Dr. Reshma Khan Facebook Social Media Social Networking Women Rheumatologists Group Source Type: research
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