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An increase in the number of joints affected by psoriatic arthritis doesn't usually lead to changes in TNF blocker treatment, this retrospective study shows. But changes in discontinuation over time and by gender are puzzling.

intermetatarsal bursitis

A 35-year-old woman presented with pain in her left foot. Although Morton's neuroma might seem the logical cause, there is a different (and unusual) explanation in this case.

The first antibody found (researchers claim) to react with both skin and joints may explain why psoriasis can progress to psoriatic arthritis. Validated, it could also improve diagnosis.

Data from a large sample of patients with knee osteoarthritis shows a common pattern in the onset of knee pain.

All of the signs pointed to osteomyelitis with sepsis. But further examination pointed to consequences of poorly controlled gout.

The new SLICC 2012 classification criteria are far more sensitive in real-life clinical practice than the ACR97 lupus criteria, especially within the first 5 years of onset.

A new online journal club, RheumJC, launches with two live chats on Twitter on January 29. It's the first journal club ever in rheumatology, an opportunity for rheumatologists worldwide to discuss important published research.

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