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    Septic Arthritis: The drainage controversy

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    Published On: September 24, 2018 | Pages: 001 - 005

    Author(s): de Jong PH*, Bisoendial RJ and Lems WF
    Objective: Septic arthritis is a relatively rare disease, which is associated with a high morbidity and mortality. Treatment consists of prolonged antibiotic therapy and removal of intra-articular inflammatory debris. However, there is much controversy about the most effective drainage method. Therefore, we compared the clinical efficacy of (daily) needle aspiration w ...
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    Remission of Glucocorticoid-Resistant Polymyalgia Rheumatica achieved with Tocilizumab: 2 Case Reports

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    Published On: November 20, 2017 | Pages: 025 - 027

    Author(s): Ayse Unal Enginar*
    Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is an idiopathic infl ammatory disease characterized by pain and stiffness around the shoulders,neck and hips. IL-6 is an important cytokine in the pathogenesis of the disease. ...
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    Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Neuropsychiatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus or Gonadotropinreleasing hormone agonist side effect?

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    Published On: July 04, 2017 | Pages: 023 - 024

    Author(s): Ong Ping Seung*, Ng Yong Muh and Khor Chiew Gek
    A 31-year-old systemic lupus erythematotus (SLE) patient presented with headache and blurring of vision. Prior to this, she received 2 doses of monthly triptorelin for endometriosis. On examination, she had bilateral sixth nerve paresis. ...
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    IgA Nephropathy Precedes the Onset of the Rheumatic Disease in a Female with Ankylosing Spondylitis

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    Published On: March 23, 2017 | Pages: 020 - 022

    Author(s): Haider M Al Attia* and Mariano R Carballo
    IgA nephropathy (known as Berger’s disease) is the most common cause of glomerulonephritis. Its estimated prevalence between 25-50 cases per 100.000 individuals.Gross hematuria (40-50%) and microscopic hematuria (30-40%) are the most common fi ndings which can be related to upper respiratory tract or gastrointestinal infection. ...
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    Laryngeal Primary Amyloidosis: Differential Diagnosis of Localized Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis. Report of Two Cases

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    Published On: March 08, 2017 | Pages: 017 - 019

    Author(s): Clarissa de Queiroz Pimentel, Luciana Depiere Lanzarin, Frederico Adão de Oliveira Santana, Rosa Maria Rodrigues Pereira, Maurício Levy-Neto and Samuel Katsuyuki Shinjo*
    Primary laryngeal amyloidosis (PLA) and granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) can present rarely with the isolated symptom of dyspnea and/or dysphonia, affecting exclusively the larynx. ...
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