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Lupus presentation may be an ‘imitator’

In a paper in the August 2012 Arthritis & Rheumatology, the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC) group revised and validated the ACR SLE classification criteria, based on evidence from 1,400 ... The ACR agreed this year to support a
November 2014

New drugs approved for hypertension, lupus and COPD

Belimumab (Benlysta) to treat patients with active, autoantibody-positive lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus) who are receiving standard therapy. ... The intravenous infusion is the first lupus drug to be approved in 50 years.
May 2011

QD: News Every Day-- Marijuana not recommended for rheumatological conditions

QD: News Every Day-- Marijuana not recommended for rheumatological conditions. Evidence doesn't support medical marijuana for rheumatological conditions such as arthritis, lupus or fibromyalgia, a review found.
May 2022

COVID-19 treatment updates

Since February there is a shortage of both drugs and this is a problem for patients who need it to treat lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, or malaria.
May 2022

PERSPECTIVES 4 ACP Internist Gluten-free diets have gotten a ...

Which of the following is the mostlikely diagnosis? A: Livedo reticularisB: Lyme diseaseC: Subacute cutaneous lupus erythe-. ... matosusD: Systemic lupus erythematosus. See Test Yourself, page 16, for answer.
August 2014

Your syndrome's missing benefit

This has happened before. A variety of different types of arthritis that can now be diagnosed quite precisely as rheumatoid arthritis, or osteoarthritis, or Lupus arthritis, were once a syndrome of
May 2022

MKSAP Quiz: 3-month history of fatigue, rash

SCLE occurs in up to 10% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), usually with some of the less serious SLE manifestations (arthritis, serositis), and is associated with anti-Ro/SSA ... Up to 50% of patients with subacute cutaneous lupus
September 2014

Facts about hydroxychloroquine and COVID-19

Here's what we know (today, March 28, 2020) about hydroxychloroquine:. • As a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, hydroxychloroquine works in a complex manner on cells and proteins
May 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Decreased exercise tolerance

Pleuritis is an uncommon pulmonary complication of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). ... Generally this will occur in patients with true SLE, as opposed to the cutaneous forms of lupus such as chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus (discoid lupus).
May 2016

MKSAP Quiz: 3-month history of rash

A. Amyopathic dermatomyositis. B. Polymorphous light eruption. C. Rosacea. D. Systemic lupus erythematosus. ... The patient's findings are not consistent with rosacea. Although this patient has positive antinuclear antibodies, she lacks the associated
March 2016

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