Acute arthritis of the right temporomandibular joint due to Lyme disease: a case report and literature review

Lyme disease is the most frequent tick-borne infectious disease in Europe. It often presents with a wide variety of symptoms. For this reason, affection of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) caused by Lyme dise...
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MONDAY, Jan. 24, 2022 -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the hand and foot may predict rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in patients presenting with undifferentiated arthritis (UA), according to a study published online Jan. 12 in Rheumatology. Nikolet...
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A 37-year-old man was diagnosed with Lyme carditis after presenting to the emergency department (ED) with fever, weakness, history of tick bite, and prolonged PR interval of 394 ms (a type of heart block) and positive Lyme testing. In the ED, second-degree AV block was noted intermittently on the monitor but not documented. Both infectiousRead more …Why I’m furious over observation status originally appeared
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J Cell Mol Med. 2022 Jan 23. doi: 10.1111/jcmm.17185. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTSmall molecule drug intervention for chondrocytes is a valuable method for the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA). The 4-octyl itaconate (OI) is a cellular derivative of itaconate with sound cell permeability and transformation rate. We attempted to confirm the protective role of OI in chondrocytes and its regulatory mechanism. We used lipopolysaccharide (LPS) to induce chondrocyte inflammation injury. After the OI treatment, the secretion and mRNA expression of Il-6, Il-10, Mcp-1 and Tnf-α were detected by ELISA and qPCR. The protectiv...
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Conclusion: Disc repositioning has shown to significantly decrease pain and TMJ-related symptoms. However, we found that there is a remarkable clinical and radiological discrepancy that must be taken into account.RESUMEN Introducci ón: El desplazamiento anterior del disco es el trastorno interno más frecuente de la ATM. Si evoluciona, puede provocar una disfunción articular progresiva. Se han descrito varias técnicas de reposicionamiento del disco, tanto abiertas como artroscópicas. Sin embargo, existe una falta de conse nso respecto a la eficacia de la cirugía abierta para reposic...
Source: Revista Espanola de Cirugia Oral y Maxilofacial - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
RESUMEN La planificaci ón cuidadosa del tratamiento quirúrgico es fundamental para corregir la asimetría facial en pacientes con microsomía hemifacial, que conduzca a un resultado favorable en estabilidad funcional y estético. En el presente artículo se reporta un caso clínico de microsomía hemifacial en paciente femenina de 28 años de edad con cirugía ortognática previa, la cual no cumplió los objetivos estéticos y funcionales. Con planificación virtual se realiza el diseño de una prótesis de articulación...
Source: Revista Espanola de Cirugia Oral y Maxilofacial - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Pain increases with age, disproportionately affects women, and is a major contributor to decreased quality of life. Because pain is dynamic, trajectories are important to consider. Few studies have examined longitudinal trajectories of pain, by gender, in Mexico. We used data from 5 waves (over 2001–2018) of the Mexican Health and Aging Study, a nationally representative sample of Mexicans aged 50 years and older. Pain was categorized as self-reported frequent pain that makes it difficult to do usual activities. Latent class mixture models were used to create pain trajectories (n = 9824). The sample was majority fema...
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Telehealth is a promising approach to support self-management with the potential to overcome geographical barriers. Understanding patient perspectives will identify practical challenges to delivering self-management strategies by telehealth. The aim of this study was to synthesize the perceptions of people with chronic musculoskeletal pain for engaging in interventions delivered using telehealth. We searched MEDLINE, Embase, CINAHL, LILACS, and PsycINFO databases. We included qualitative studies that explored perceptions or experiences or attitudes of people with chronic musculoskeletal pain engaging with telehealth. We as...
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ConclusionThis study implied a causal relationship between the Bifidobacterium genus and T1D and CeD, thus providing novel insights into the gut microbiota-mediated development mechanism of ADs.
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