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Acute renal vein thrombosis and nephrotic syndrome in the setting of retroperitoneal fibrosis

Matthew Whitaker Wilson and Michael Wesley Milks.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology; Nephrology. 993 words.

Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF) is a rare disease that involves non-specific inflammation and fibrosis surrounding the aorta. As a result, RPF is a challenging diagnosis to make;...

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Aetiology and pathogenesis

Georgina Espígol-Frigolé, Ester Planas-Rigol, Marc Corbera-Bellalta, Nekane Terrades-García, Marco A. Alba, Sergio Prieto-González, José Hernández-Rodríguez, Bhaskar Dasgupta and Maria C. Cid.

in Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis

April 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology; Pain Medicine. 5522 words.

Genetic background plays a significant role in the pathogenesis of polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and giant cell arteritis (GCA). Both T-helper (Th)1 and Th17-mediated immune responses...

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Aetiopathogenesis

Nicola Dalbeth.

in Gout

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology. 4758 words.

Gout is a common and treatable cause of musculoskeletal disability. There have been major advances in scientific understanding and treatment of gout in the last decade. Despite these...

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Aetiopathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus

Peter Lloyd, Sarah Doaty and Bevra H. Hahn.

in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

April 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology. 6569 words.

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease characterized by the presence of immune dysregulation, autoreactive B and T cells, and the production of a broad, heterogeneous...

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Anti-inflammatory agents for prophylaxis and flares

Nicola Dalbeth.

in Gout

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology. 4910 words.

Acute gout requires rapid, effective treatment. Colchicine, non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, and corticosteroids are all effective; the choice of agent is dictated by the patient’s...

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Anti-Jo-1 antibody-positive arthropathy presenting as severe osteolysis of the distal interphalangeal joints

M. Yamamoto, S. Harada, M. Ohara, C. Suzuki, Y. Naishiro, H. Yamamoto, H. Takahashi, H. Takahashi and K. Imai.

in Rheumatology

February 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 216 words.

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Anti-tuberculous therapy-induced crystal arthropathy

S. Abraham, A. Mitchell and A. Cope.

in Rheumatology

September 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 589 words.

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Aortic angiosarcoma mimicking large-vessel vasculitis: a diagnostic dilemma

M. Abdin-Mohamed, J. Ledingham, F. Witham and F. McCrae.

in Rheumatology

May 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 221 words.

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Behçet's pulmonary artery aneurysms treated with infliximab and monitored with the 6-min walk test

Jalpa Kotecha, Ajay V. Kamath and Chetan Mukhtyar.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1537 words.

Pulmonary involvement in Behçet's disease (BD) is uncommon; however, it is potentially fatal due to the risk of massive haemoptysis. We describe the case of a 36-year-old male presenting...

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Bilateral calcaneal osteonecrosis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus

M. W. Seymour, A. W. M. Mitchell and C. G. Mackworth-Young.

in Rheumatology

May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 212 words.

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