Search results for "Lupus"

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MKSAP Quiz: 7-year history of plaques

Urine protein-creatinine ratio. 2200 mg/g. Lupus serologies, antistreptolysin O antibodies, ANCA, and anti–glomerular basement membrane antibodies are pending. ... The differential diagnosis of vasculitis with glomerulonephritis includes
March 2018

DynaMed Plus Quiz: Shortness of breath

B. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA). C. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). D. Community-acquired pneumonia with atypical bacteria. ... Lupus is also associated with nonerosive joint pain and interstitial lung disease, although pleural effusion is a more likely
November 2017

Making sense of movement disorders

Ballism is just big chorea,” Dr. Samuels said. They have many potential causes, including drugs, infarcts in the basal ganglia, Huntington's disease and autoimmune disease, such as lupus.
June 2013

Transitioning patients from pediatric to adult care

Some examples of the diseases for which these resources are available include intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities; inflammatory bowel disease; congenital heart disease; type 1 diabetes; sickle cell disease; systemic lupus
June 2016

Fibromyalgia characterized by controversy

Crofford said. Diseases such as lupus, thyroid disease, seronegative spondyloarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and polymyalgia rheumatica can all cause widespread musculoskeletal pain, but they aren't typically common in the primary care
September 2016

Getting dialysis for undocumented patients

access placement—or have underlying conditions that are expensive to treat, including systemic lupus erythematosus.
February 2021

Expert explains thyroid diagnosis, treatment and common red flags

Patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis need to be aware that they're at higher risk for other autoimmune disorders like type 1 diabetes, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis or adrenal insufficiency.
January 2010

MKSAP Quiz: 2-month history of increased dyspnea

B. Polyarteritis nodosa. C. Relapsing polychondritis. D. Systemic lupus erythematosus. Reveal the Answer. ... Besides the inflammatory arthritis, this patient has no typical symptoms or signs of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
January 2020

Time is a hurdle on path to right diagnosis

Sjögren's syndrome is a difficult diagnosis largely because of its similarity to other autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia, and its often vague symptoms, including tiredness and
March 2009

Handling hoarseness, hearing problems in primary care

Inflammation related to autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, sarcoid, lupus, and granulomatosis with polyangiitis can also cause hoarseness, she noted.
June 2021

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