RHEUMATOLOGY

Management of Lyme Disease

May 19, 2019 by in RHEUMATOLOGY Comments Off on Management of Lyme Disease

INTRODUCTION Lyme disease, first recognized in 1976 because of an epidemic of oligoarthritis in children in Lyme, CT, is now the most common vector borne illness in both North America…

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Introduction of a Biologic Agent into the Clinic

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Over the last decade, biologic agents have revolutionized the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and seronegative spondyloarthropathies. Although many promising interventions failed, these new therapies have taught us much, not…

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Management of Sjögren’s Syndrome

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INTRODUCTION Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune inflammatory disorder of exocrine glands. It particularly affects the lacrimal and salivary glands. Dry mouth and dry eyes are frequently the presenting symptoms….

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