A 56-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for a 6-year history of Sjögren syndrome treated with low-dose hydroxychloroquine and cyclosporine eyedrops. She has had two episodes of cutaneous vasculitis, which resolved with corticosteroids. Following a physical exam and lab results, what is the most appropriate management?
24 Sep 2013
New research evaluates RA patients' cardiovascular risks Rheumatologists also mull advances, complications of drug therapy
Much of the research presented at the 71st annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology focused on cardiovascular and other non-rheumatological consequences of the disease.
1 Jan 2008
Diagnosis and management of Sjögren's syndrome require participation by rheumatologists, ophthalmologists and oral medicine specialties, according to the first classification criteria endorsed by the American College of Rheumatology.
3 Apr 2012
Taking care of a patient with rheumatoid arthritis involved a partnership between internists and subspecialists, agree physicians managing cardiovascular risks, cancer or infections.
1 Jul 2010
Methotrexate monotherapy, combination therapy yield similar 1-year remission rates in early inflammatory arthritis
Patients taking methotrexate monotherapy and those taking methotrexate plus etanercept had similar rates of remission at 1 year, although those on combination therapy responded more quickly, a new study has found.
25 Mar 2014
The risk of acute gout attacks was more than twice as high during the night or early morning hours than the day, even among those who did not consume alcohol and had a low purine intake during the 24 hours prior to the attack, a study found.
16 Dec 2014
There may be a statistically significant increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) among users of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), a meta-analysis found.
30 Sep 2014
A re-examination of the Hippocratic Oath leads to questions of ethics, professionalism, and a more modern code that physicians can follow.
1 Mar 2020
Revised recommendations aimed at improving the treatment of patients with osteoarthritis of the hand, hip and knee were published by the American College of Rheumatology on March 27.
3 Apr 2012
Increased suicide risk, but not overall mortality, with fibromyalgiaTai chi helps with fibromyalgia
24 Aug 2010