Isolated Myeloperoxidase–Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody–Associated Hypertrophic Pachymeningitis
We present his neuroimaging of isolated hypertrophic pachymeningitis with clinicoradiographic resolution after immunomodulatory pharmacotherapy along with histology from his meningeal biopsy. Isolated vasculitic myeloperoxidase–antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody hypertrophic pachymeningitis is quite rare. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
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Voriconazole-Induced Periostitis in a Transplant Patient
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Highly Concentrated Uric Acid Crystals Appear Identical to Pus
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Multisystem Mimic
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Regarding Arthroscopy: Can Orthopedists and Rheumatologists Be Friends?
Conclusions We hope that we orthopedists and rheumatologists could be friends as we enter this new phase of arthroscopy as we use the technique for different purposes. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
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COVID-19 Outcomes in Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies: A Case Series
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Prevalence of Inflammatory Back Pain in a Low-Income Population
Background Inflammatory back pain (IBP) is a major criterion in identifying axial spondyloarthritis. Whether socioeconomic issues impact prevalence of IBP assessed using standardized questionnaires has not been assessed. We determined IBP prevalence and performance of IBP questionnaires in a low-income, low-literacy population. Methods Individuals were interviewed in Fortaleza, Brazil, for the prevalence of IBP using Calin's, Berlin, and ASAS IBP questionnaires; monthly family income (US dollars), literacy (>/≤8 school years [SYs]), and smoking habit (present/absent) were registered. Results Two hundred...
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Use of Online Information in Musculoskeletal Conditions: An Analysis of Google Trends Data
Conclusions The worldwide interest in musculoskeletal conditions increased between 2008 and 2020. The public seems more interested in understanding what musculoskeletal conditions are and less interested in which treatment options are available. The results can guide the development of educational campaigns for musculoskeletal conditions. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
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Normative Reference Values for Knee Extensor Muscle Rate of Torque Development and Torque Steadiness in Adolescents and Adults
Conclusions The RTD and MTS demonstrated associations with clinical variables relevant to knee osteoarthritis. The normative reference values generated may help identify the presence and extent of impairments in RTD and MTS associated with knee osteoarthritis and assist in developing responsive outcome measures for therapeutic trials. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
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eConsults' Impact on Care Access and Wait Times in Rheumatology
Conclusions Implementation of eConsults for rheumatology was associated with reduced wait times for rheumatology appointments and supported primary care providers in the triage and workup for a substantial portion of patients. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome as Risk Factors for Acute Coronary Syndrome in Young Patients: Analysis of the National Inpatient Sample
Conclusions In the younger population, SLE and APLS were strongly associated with ACS hospitalizations in addition to the traditional CV risk factors. In the older age group, traditional CV risk factors dominated and diluted the effect of SLE and APLS. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
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Suicide Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients is Associated With Suboptimal Vitamin D Levels
Background/Objective Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients might experience anxiety and depressive symptoms. Deficient vitamin D levels may be a trigger for these conditions. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of depression, anxiety symptoms, and suicidal risk or ideation in patients with RA associated with vitamin D serum levels. Methods In this cross-sectional study, we recruited RA patients older than 18 years, classified into 3 groups according to serum vitamin D levels: sufficient, ≥30 ng/mL; insufficient, 20–29 ng/mL; and deficient, (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
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Factors Associated With Participation in Clinical Trials Among Patients With Lupus
Background/Objective Participation rates for clinical trials, including lupus trials, in the United States are low, but are even lower for underrepresented minorities. The impact of underrepresentation in trials can be far-reaching and is problematic because female subjects of color with lupus experience greater morbidity and mortality. As such, the overarching goal of this study was to characterize the factors that influence participation in lupus clinical trials. Methods The Lupus and Allied Diseases Association, the Lupus Foundation of America, and the Lupus Research Alliance collected data for their external...
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Factors Associated With Diagnostic Delay of Axial Spondyloarthritis in Colombian Patients
Conclusions Factors associated with a longer diagnostic delay were previous diagnosis of lumbar degenerative disc disease and fibromyalgia. Additional studies are needed so that the reasons for diagnostic delay are understood and early diagnosis and management of axSpA are enabled. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
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Clinical Specialty Setting as Determinant of Management of Psoriatic Arthritis: A Cross-Sectional Brazilian Study
Conclusions In Brazil, PsA disease burden and disease activity were influenced by clinical specialty. Irrespective of setting, patients experienced a delay in being diagnosed with PsA, reinforcing the need for collaborative management of PsA by rheumatologists and dermatologists for better outcomes in these patients. (Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology)
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