Surgical Repair for Rhomboid Major Tear: A Case Report
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by Ryogo Furuhata, Sakura Yamaguchi, Atsushi Tanji
6M ago
Clinical Medicine Insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders, Volume 16, Issue , January-December 2023. Rhomboid tears are a rare type of tendon injury. Although rhomboid tears can present with periscapular pain and scapular dyskinesis, their clinical presentations and diagnostic procedures remain largely unknown. In addition, few reports are available on the surgical treatment of rhomboid tears. We report a rhomboid repair case for a complete rhomboid major tear diagnosed based on physical findings and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). A 28-year-old man presented with right medial scap ..read more
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Evaluation of Depression and Anxiety in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients During COVID-19 Pandemic
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by Dina M Abd EL-Khalik, Mohamed Eltohamy
6M ago
Clinical Medicine Insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders, Volume 16, Issue , January-December 2023. Background:Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease activity, associated comorbidities, and therapy-related side effects impair the physical, social, and emotional dimensions of the patient’s health. Presently, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been associated with a broad range of psychosocial disorders in various populations. Patients with RA are especially vulnerable to such effects.Objectives:Detect the prevalence of recent COVID-19 infection among patients with RA, assess depression and ..read more
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Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Patients with Upper Extremity Arthritis: Overview of Systematic Reviews
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by Armaghan Dabbagh, Christina Ziebart, Rochelle Furtado, Eleni C Boutsikari, Joy C MacDermid
6M ago
Clinical Medicine Insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders, Volume 16, Issue , January-December 2023. Background:Arthritis leads to disabilities impacting patients’ physical and mental health.Objective:To synthesize the evidence on measurement properties of the patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) for people with upper extremity arthritis.Design:Overview of systematic reviews (SRs).Methods:We performed an electronic search of 6 databases to retrieve SRs looking at any measurement property related to PROMs for people with upper extremity arthritis. Two authors rated the risk of bi ..read more
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Revealing the Effect of Spinopelvic Alignment on Hip Disorders
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by Zafer Soydan, Emru Bayramoglu, Okyar Altas, Cengiz Şen
9M ago
Clinical Medicine Insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders, Volume 16, Issue , January-December 2023. Background:Hip osteoarthritis (HOA) is a growing burden and one of the leading causes of hip pain. The relationship between the HOA and the alignment of the spinopelvic region has been intensively studied, however the issue remains controversial. Spinopelvic imbalance, HOA, and dysplasia were investigated in relation to sagittal spinopelvic parameters in this study.Methods:We collected computerized tomography (CT) topograms of the pelvis or abdomen from 380 patients. In antero-posteri ..read more
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Adult-Onset Still’s Disease in an Elderly Patient Presenting as Aseptic Meningitis: A Case Report
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by Ujjwol Risal, Krishna Dhungana, Mrikchhya Ghimire
10M ago
Clinical Medicine Insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders, Volume 16, Issue , January-December 2023. Adult-onset Still’s disease (AOSD) is a rare auto-inflammatory disease of unknown origin characterized mainly by fever, arthritis, and a rash. Aseptic meningitis is a rare complication of AOSD and is seen most commonly in young adults. Here, we report a case of AOSD in a 78-year female with fever and altered sensorium with lymphocyte predominant pleocytosis in the cerebrospinal fluid who was initially managed as tubercular meningitis. Adult-onset Still’s disease was diagnosed as there ..read more
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Spondyloarthropathies That Mimic Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Narrative Review
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by Mina Tanios, Bradley Brickman, Jordan Norris, Sreeram Ravi, Emre Eren, Cade McGarvey, David J Morris, Hossein Elgafy
11M ago
Clinical Medicine Insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders, Volume 16, Issue , January-December 2023. Ankylosing spondylitis is the most common type of seronegative inflammatory spondyloarthropathy often presenting with low back or neck pain, stiffness, kyphosis and fractures that are initially missed on presentation; however, there are other spondyloarthropathies that may present similarly making it a challenge to establish the correct diagnosis. Here, we will highlight the similarities and unique features of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, presentation, radiographic findings, and ..read more
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Relationship Between Serum Vitamin D Level and Disease Severity in Rheumatoid Arthritis
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by Farhang Soltani Bajestani, Nasim Khajavian, Davoud Salarbashi, Mojtaba Kafili, Fatemeh Ashori, Jafar Hajavi
1y ago
Clinical Medicine Insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders, Volume 16, Issue , January-December 2023. Background and Objective:Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes joint pain and reduces daily activities. The aim of this study was to evaluate the serum of vitamin D and its relationship with the severity of the disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis referred to Allameh Hehlool hospital in Gonabad.Design and Methods:This cross-sectional-analytical study was performed on 92 patients referred to the rheumatology clinic of Allameh Behlool Gonabad Hospital in 202 ..read more
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Hughes-Stovin Syndrome: An Experience of Management of 3 Cases From a Tertiary Health Care Centre
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by Girija Sachdev, Sandeep Yadav, Canchi Balakrishnan, Rishabh Nanavati
1y ago
Clinical Medicine Insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders, Volume 16, Issue , January-December 2023. Three young males with Hugh-Stovin’s syndrome presented with cough, haemoptysis, fever, raised inflammatory markers, and pulmonary artery aneurysm. Only one had recurrent oral ulcers suggestive of Behcet’s disease, and none were HLA B51 positive. All responded well to immunosuppression but eventually needed either an endovascular procedure or surgery ..read more
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Disordered Eating and Body Image Concerns in Young Adult Women With Scoliosis
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by Christine A Limbers, Amy Baskin, L Adelyn Cohen
1y ago
Clinical Medicine Insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders, Volume 16, Issue , January-December 2023. Background:Researchers have called for more investigation into disordered eating behaviors in females with scoliosis.Objective:The objective of the current study was to assess the associations between body image concerns, disease-specific indicators of scoliosis (ie, age of diagnosis, having undergone bracing treatment, being told by a physician your scoliosis required surgery, having a spinal fusion), quality of life, and disordered eating in a sample of young adult women diagnosed w ..read more
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An Unforeseen Outcome of COVID-19: The Triggering of Adult-Onset Still’s Disease
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by Hasan Alzuhaily, Seba Mohamad, Lama Alsalloum, Safaa Al-Sayed
1y ago
Clinical Medicine Insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders, Volume 16, Issue , January-December 2023. Background:Adult-onset Still’s disease (AOSD) is a rare auto-inflammatory disorder with unknown etiology by which an infectious trigger is usually responsible for the onset of the disease. It is diagnosed by exclusion when certain clinical, biochemical, and radiological criteria are met after excluding all other potential causes. Besides, SARS‑CoV‑2 infection is increasingly being reported to have autoimmune complications. In the literature, 3 AOSD cases have been reported to be trigg ..read more
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