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Rheumatology Network

Rheumatology Network went to Disney World this month, to learn what's most important to pediatric rheumatology in 2014. Watch for our latest and forthcoming reports on important sessions from ACR's PRSYM, including:

Long View of Childhood Lupus Outcomes

New Criteria Set for Pediatric Rheumatology

... and updates from the Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Alliance (CARRA), and more.

Recent Content

HAQ, CDAI, RAPID3, DAS28: Which outcome measure should you use to track progress in patients with rheumatoid arthritis? Here, a brief review of their differences, and the arguments for a new paradigm in disease assessment.

A case study in a dermatology journal discusses a stubborn case of cryoglobulinemia with unusual involvement of the iris. Rituxan resistance is increasing in this condition.

Ultrasound and MRI images confirm each other in detecting early rheumatoid arthritis of the hand and wrist, according to the first study to specifically test the question.

In a small placebo-controlled trial, methotrexate significantly improved pain and other symptoms of knee osteoarthritis and predictably modest adverse effects.

(ACR Pediatrics 2014) New biologics have revolutionized care for children with juvenile arthritis in recent years. But a pediatric rheumatologist says this progress isn't nearly good enough, urging a much tougher agenda.

People with psoriatic arthritis, particularly women, are more likely than psoriasis-only patients to have depression and/or anxiety. Poorly recognized and treated, this problem may affect the success of treatment for PsA.

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