Systemic Sclerosis Sine Scleroderma After Silicone Breast Implants
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Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research

Central Nervous System and Systemic Vasculitis in an Immunocompetent Syphilitic Non-HIV Patient
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Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research

Response to Letter to the Editor: Comment on the Review Article: “ANCA-Associated Vasculitis in Latin America. A systematic Literature Review: About Their Epidemiology and Their Clinical Features” by Victor R. Pimentel-Quiroz, et al. (: J Clin Rheumatol: 2022;28:44–51)
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Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research

Comment on the Review Article: ANCA-Associated Vasculitis in Latin America. A Systematic Literature Review: About Their Epidemiology and Their Clinical Features by Victor R. Pimentel-Quiroz et al. (: J Clin Rheumatol: 2022;28:44–51)
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Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research

An Atypical Presentation of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: A Cryptogenic Case of Aortitis
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Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Images Source Type: research

Myositis Ossificans: A Rare Etiology of Sciatica
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Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Images Source Type: research

Mechanic's Hands Mimicking Hand Eczema
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Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Images Source Type: research

Atypical Femoral Fracture After the Withdrawal of Bisphosphonates
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Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Images Source Type: research

Rheumatology Community
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Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Crossword Puzzle Source Type: research

Controversies in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 2021: Changing the Paradigm in the Management of Lupus Nephritis
Lupus nephritis (LN) affects about a third of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Although the use of conventional therapy has significantly improved the prognosis of LN, the response to treatment remains suboptimal, with high rates of relapse and the occurrence of end-stage kidney disease. The implementation of new diagnostic and treatment strategies aimed at improving these outcomes represents a necessary paradigm shift in the management of LN. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: News and Views From Latin America Source Type: research

The Safety of Continued Oral Anticoagulation Therapy in Joint Injections and Aspirations: A Qualitative Review of the Current Evidence
Performing joint aspirations and injections on patients taking long-term oral anticoagulants poses a clinical conundrum. This review aimed to quantify the safety of performing joint procedures in these patients in terms of bleeding risk. In addition, it aimed to identify, in those receiving vitamin K antagonists, what level of international normalized ratio (INR) is the safest. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Review Source Type: research

Vasculitis in Patients With Sarcoidosis: A Single-Institution Case Series of 17 Patients
Conclusions This series observed a comparable number of patients with L/MVV and SVV. Although a variety of treatments were used, most patients achieved remission regardless of vessel size affected. Clinicians should be aware of the overlap between sarcoidosis and vasculitis. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Clinical Features of ANCA-Associated Vasculitis in African American Patients in the United States: A Single-Center Medical Records Review Study
Conclusions In this single-center study, AA patients with AAV were diagnosed at a younger age than Whites; this was found in both the GPA and MPA disease phenotypes. No other significant differences were observed. Future studies are needed to confirm our findings and better describe differences of AAV in racial/ethnic minorities. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Performance of the Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Index in the Assessment of Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis—Findings From the REAL Study
Conclusion The strong correlation of RADAI with other well-established tools for disease activity measurement reassures its use with RA patients' follow-up, especially in this new era of telemedicine. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research

Musculoskeletal Tuberculosis: New Insights on Diagnosis Strategy and Treatment
Conclusion Our study emphasizes the diversity of skeletal involvement in TB. 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography scanner at diagnosis is key to assess the extension of skeletal involvement and guide extraskeletal biopsy. Neurological complications might be prevented by adding corticosteroids to anti-TB therapy. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - May 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research