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Symptoms persist in more than 50% of patients and may precede osteoarthritis.
Canadian researchers looked at the safety of short-term use in patients with hypertension, heart failure, or chronic kidney disease.
Many nontraumatic low intensity complaints in the general population do not reach the threshold for consultation.
Circulating IgG4/IgG ASC percentages of greater than five percent are a more sensitive and reliable marker for disease activity in patients with IgG4-RD, researchers report.
Patients miss out when research in rheumatoid arthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders stalls between laboratory and clinic.
Systemic sclerosis (SSc), or scleroderma, is a chronic connective-tissue disease that has a multitude of clinical manifestations. These authors offer a guide to recognition and pathogenesis, as well as counsel about management.
Familiarity with metatarsalgia, an array of disorders that cause pain to the forefoot, enhances the clinician's ability to make the proper diagnosis.
Disability worsens over time in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc). Diffuse disease and severity of breathing problems are the strongest determinants of disability; others include joint pain and contractures, fatigue, and depression
Patients who have systemic sclerosis and their physicians rate disease severity differently in magnitude and are influenced by different factors.