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Arthritis and allied conditions : a textbook of rheumatology by William J. Koopman MD

By William J. Koopman MD

Established because the “Bible of Rheumatology,” this definitive two-volume reference is now in its completely up to date 15th variation. greater than 2 hundred of the world’s preeminent specialists supply encyclopedic assurance of the whole box of rheumatology, together with proper uncomplicated technology, diagnostic and healing modalities, and pathophysiology, prognosis, and scientific and surgical administration of all rheumatic ailments and syndromes. Chapters comprise vast references and greater than 1,200 illustrations supplement the text.

A new co-editor, Dr. Larry Moreland, joins Dr. Koopman for this variation. assurance comprises a number of new therapy modalities, a brand new bankruptcy on anti-TNF medicines, and state of the art molecular and genetic research.

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The seven JIA subtypes are as follows: systemic arthritis (Still's), oligoarthritis, polyarthritis (RF negative), polyarthritis (RF positive), psoriatic arthritis, enthesitis-related arthritis (often HLA-B27 positive and may reflect early-onset adult spondyloarthropathy), and “other” (does not fulfill other categories). Among children with polyarthritis, the ILAR criteria differentiate between those with seronegative (RF-negative) disease and others, usually adolescents, who develop seropositive disease that reflects early-onset adult RA.

Among individuals 15 to 64 years of age, women have a 5- to 10-fold higher prevalence and incidence of SLE than men. Less female excess in prevalence and incidence is noted in children and in those 65 and older. The age-specific incidence and prevalence of SLE are highest in women 45 to 64 years of age, although in whites disease incidence remains high among women even after age 65. In men, the incidence and prevalence of disease are highest in those over age 65. Among men under 45 years of age, SLE is rare.

14. Diagnostic criteria for polymyositis/dermatomyositis Manifestations 1. Typical skin rash of dermatomyositis 2. Symmetric proximal muscle weakness by history and physical examination 3. Elevation of one or more serum muscle enzymes 4. Myopathic changes on electromyogram 5. 2 per million population per year, although some of these estimates may be low because they are based on hospital discharge diagnoses, and many patients may not be hospitalized (153 ,154 ,155 ).

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