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MKSAP Quiz: 3-month history of left knee pain

A 76-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-month history of left knee pain of moderate intensity that worsens with ambulation. She reports minimal pain at rest and no nocturnal pain. There are no clicking or locking symptoms. She has tried naproxen and ibuprofen but developed dyspepsia; acetaminophen provides mild to moderate relief. Following a physical exam, lab results and a radiograph, what is the next best step in management?
17 Dec 2013

Specialty organizations highlight lists of common tests and interventions that should be questioned

Several medical organizations released lists of tests or procedures that might be overused in clinical practice, as part of the Choosing Wisely initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation.
26 Feb 2013

MKSAP quiz: Woman complains of joint pain and stiffness

A 56-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-year history of joint pain and stiffness of the hands.
1 May 2009

TNF agents for rheumatic diseases associated with increased skin cancer risk

Tumor necrosis factor inhibitors used to treat rheumatoid arthritis are associated with an increased risk of skin cancer but not lymphoma, according to a meta-analysis.
13 Sep 2011

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians places in nomination candidates for College governance.
1 Nov 2017

MKSAP Quiz: follow-up visit for dermatomyositis

Home BP monitoring significantly lowers pressure
7 Dec 2010

MKSAP Quiz: lower-extremity pain and ‘red knots'

Beta-blockers may have benefit in COPD patients
8 Jun 2010

MKSAP Quiz: aching in joints of hands and knees

BPH drug may lower prostate cancer incidence, effect on mortality unknown
6 Apr 2010

MKSAP Quiz: a 5-day history of knee pain and swelling

A 69-year-old woman is evaluated for a 5-day history of pain and swelling in the right knee that developed after a prolonged period of gardening in her backyard. This week's MKSAP question asks readers to determine the most likely diagnosis.
28 Jun 2011

Rheumatologists consider cancer, cardiovascular disease

Conference coverage addressing highlights: TNF-antagonists don't increase cancer risk, Patients with RA have about the same risk of developing cardiovascular disease as type 2 diabetics, and an association between arthritis and periodontal disease.
1 Feb 2009

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