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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Rheumatology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Rheumatology. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Case 15-2017 ? A 27-Year-Old Woman with Anemia, Thrombocytosis, and Skin Lesions after Travel Abroad
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Alyssa R. Letourneau: A 27-year-old woman was evaluated in the infectious disease clinic of this hospital because of skin lesions, anemia, thrombocytosis, and an elevated blood alkaline phosphatase level. Eleven months before this presentation, the patient traveled abroad;…

Mepolizumab or Placebo for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
31/12/69 - Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (formerly known as the Churg?Strauss syndrome) is characterized by asthma, sinusitis, pulmonary infiltrates, neuropathy, and eosinophilic vasculitis of one or more end-organs. Eosinophils are thought to induce pathogenic effects in patients with…

Targeting Eosinophils in Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
31/12/69 - Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis, first described in the early 1950s by Dr. Jacob Churg and Dr. Lotte Strauss (hence the original name, the Churg?Strauss syndrome), is a rare condition that can affect many organ systems, most commonly the lung, with the majority of patients presenting…

Case 14-2017: A 20-Year-Old Man with Pain and Swelling of the Left Calf and a Purpuric Rash
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Lauren R. Zeitels (Medicine): A 20-year-old man was seen in an outpatient clinic of this hospital because of pain and swelling of the left calf and a purpuric rash. The patient had been well until 3 weeks before presentation to this hospital, when sore throat,…

Back to the History
31/12/69 - Foreword. In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information, sharing his or her reasoning with the reader (regular type). The authors? commentary follows. Stage. An 82-year-old man presented to…

GGPS1 Mutation and Atypical Femoral Fractures with Bisphosphonates
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Atypical femoral fractures have been associated with long-term bisphosphonate treatment. However, the underlying mechanisms remain obscure. We studied three sisters who had atypical femoral fractures after receiving various oral bisphosphonates for 6 years. Two of the sisters had a…

Overexpression of the Cytokine BAFF and Autoimmunity Risk
31/12/69 - Multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are autoimmune diseases caused by largely unknown environmental factors acting in genetically susceptible persons. Genomewide association studies have provided statistical support for more than 110 independent signals for multiple sclerosis…

Adalimumab plus Methotrexate for Uveitis in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
31/12/69 - Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most common rheumatic disease in children. Children with JIA are at risk for inflammation of the uvea (uveitis). Uveitis develops in approximately 12 to 38% of patients with JIA within 7 years after the onset of arthritis. Despite current screening and…

Adalimumab in the Treatment of Uveitis in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
31/12/69 - Uveitis encompasses a collection of ocular diseases that are characterized by intraocular inflammation and categorized according to the anatomical location of the inflammation in the eye. In the United States, uveitis is estimated to be the fifth or sixth leading cause of blindness and affects a…

A Bare-Bones Approach
31/12/69 - Foreword. In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information, sharing his or her reasoning with the reader (regular type). The authors? commentary follows. Stage. A 60-year-old woman with type 1…

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