Author | Rajaie Namas, MD

Articles

An Unusual Presentation of Ankylosing Spondylitis Involving the Symphysis Pubis in a Young Female

November 02, 2015

Ankylosing spondylitis involving the symphysis pubis is a rare and very unusual manifestation in male and females. Herein, we present a case of a 43-year-old female with ankylosing spondylitis involving the symphysis pubis.

80-Year-Old Woman With Hip Pain

July 26, 2014

Whatever is causing this woman’s hip pain, her x-ray film looks quite severe. The diagnosis was correct 40 years ago, but it couldn’t be treated effectively then. What’s the problem?

Tophaceous Gout Causing Atlanto-Axial Subluxation

August 07, 2013

An 82-year-old man with hypertension and gout developed periods of dizziness, neck pain, and arm weakness. Could the gout be responsible?

Woman With Sarcoidosis, Lymphoma, and Shoulder Pain

April 02, 2013

A 56-year-old woman presents with a history of intermittent shoulder pain for the past six months. Early signs point to bursitis, but the plot thickens: She also has sarcoidosis and lymphoma. How would you proceed?