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Rheumatologic

Apr 1, 2000 Issue
Management of Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica [Article]

Giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica are closely related disorders that affect persons more than 50 years of age and cause substantial morbidity. Patients with giant cell arteritis typically have a localized headache, nonspecific systemic symptoms, temporal artery tenderness and a high er...


Aug 01, 1999 Issue
Reactive Arthritis (Reiter's Syndrome) [Article]

Reactive arthritis, also called Reiter's syndrome, is the most common type of inflammatory polyarthritis in young men. It is sometimes the first manifestation of human immunodeficiency virus infection. An HLA-B27 genotype is a predisposing factor in over two thirds of patients with reactive arthriti...


Jun 1, 1999 Issue
Kawasaki Disease [Article]

Kawasaki disease is a leading cause of acquired heart disease among children in the United States and other developed countries. Most children who contract this illness are less than two years old, and 80 percent of affected children are younger than five years of age. A generalized vasculitis of un...


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