This means that respondents with a higher level of education felt less predisposed to rheumatic diseases
and were less concerned with having information about rheumatic diseases
than those with lower level of education.
Hence, the use of corticosteroids and lymphopenia in patients with rheumatic disease
and CMV infection may lead to weak humoral and cellular immune responses, which increase the risk of co-infection with other pathogens.
Female gender was associated with RA, fibromyalgia, and BJHS on univariate analysis [Table 3], but not associated with any rheumatic disease
on binary logistic regression [Table 4].
This confirms the results of previous studies that the risk of HBV reactivation in patients with rheumatic diseases
and a history of HBV infection treated with anti-TNF and rituximab is very low.
Treat-to-target is an emerging concept in rheumatic diseases
," says Dr.
Junaid Sarfraz Khan said that the disease burden of rheumatic diseases
was such that it is not possible for few rheumatologists to provide specialized care to all those suffering from these disorders.
The following disorders are considered to be "undifferentiated" rheumatic diseases
and/or "overlap syndromes".
1, it is quite apparent that patients with SLE and other rheumatic diseases
such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD), progressive systemic sclerosis (PSS) exhibited a significant decrease in the haemoglobin content compared to normal control (P< 0.
Ankylosing spondylitis is a painful progressive rheumatic disease
which mainly affects the spine but can also affect other joints, tendons and ligaments.
To evaluate in terms of clinical efficacy and cost-benefit ratio the outcome of applying a protocol for the diagnosis of autoimmune rheumatic disease
He was the first to reckon that rheumatic diseases
result from the friendly fire of our own armaments against microbes.
The assay performance in the cohort of patients with early suspected inflammatory rheumatic disease
is summarized in Table 2.