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the branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of pathologies of the muscles or tendons or joints

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In addition to rheumatic diseases, the eight teratogenic medications cited in the study are used to treat other conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, hypertension, kidney disease, and malignancy, Dr.
In the Netherlands, however, despite the high prevalence rates of rheumatic diseases, the media pays little attention to them.
sup][26] have shown that lymphopenia was a significant risk factor of poor outcome in patients with rheumatic disease and CMV infection.
The binary logistic regression analysis model was used to determine the effect of gender, age, and BMI on the presence or absence of a rheumatic disease after controlling for other factors.
The use of anti-tumour necrosis factor therapy in HIV-positive individuals with rheumatic disease.
Cardiovascular and rheumatic diseases are two areas where the concept of systemic inflammation is already recognized as clinically important and considered in practice," says Jane Salmon, MD, a rheumatologist at the Weill Cornell-affiliated Hospital for Special Surgery.
Targeting remission in rheumatic diseases was the theme of the conference and it was very well attended by rheumatologists as well as other healthcare professionals interested in rheumatology.
The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has used classification criteria to assist in categorization and diagnosis of patients with rheumatic diseases.
Mixed connective tissue disease--an apparently distinct rheumatic disease syndrome associated with a specific antibody to an extractable nuclear antigen (ENA).
A patients' organisation reacted angrily to a recommendation to restrict drugs available on the NHS for a painful rheumatic disease.
Because of a marked increase in the number of requests for antinuclear antibodies, anti-extractable nuclear antigen antibodies, and anti-double-stranded DNA antibodies for the diagnosis of autoimmune rheumatic disease, guidelines have been proposed for their appropriate use.
This powerful method, immunofluorescence, was discovered by Coons and Melvin Kaplan in the 1950s to test Zinsser's suggestion that rheumatic disease is due to what might be called friendly fire: our immune defenses against the microbe are launched against our own tissues because the strep and we share look-alike components.
Population 3 included 101 patients at the University Hospital of Copenhagen (Hvidovre, Denmark) referred to the outpatient clinic of rheumatology on the suspicion of a rheumatic disease.
THE Rheumatic Disease Department at the Royal National Hospital at Bath has benefited from the money raised by members of Monmouthshire NFU Ladies.
Both Melvin and Wright have written extensively on issues related to rheumatic disease, both in adults and children.