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Guideline recommends allopurinol as first-line therapy for gout

The American College of Rheumatology noted that the drug is the preferred choice for urate-lowering therapy in all patients, including those with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/05/19/4.htm
19 May 2020

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/06/spotlight.htm
1 Jun 2020

MKSAP Quiz: 3-day history of left knee pain, swelling

A 43-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-day history of left knee pain and swelling. Similar episodes have occurred in either knee as well as the left wrist during the past 2 years. Following a physical exam, radiographs, and joint aspiration of the left knee, what laboratory study will most likely identify the cause of this patient's symptoms?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/03/16/3.htm
16 Mar 2021

MKSAP Quiz: 2-week history of gradually increasing pain

A 75-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-week history of gradually increasing pain in both shoulders and hips; the pain radiates down both arms to the elbows and down both hamstrings to the knees. She reports no headache, jaw claudication, or vision changes. She was diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica 3 months ago. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate treatment?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/03/24/3.htm
24 Mar 2020

MKSAP Quiz: 8-year history of joint pain

A 50-year-old man is evaluated for an 8-year history of joint pain, particularly in the hands, and progressively worsening fatigue. Medical history is otherwise unremarkable. He takes ibuprofen as needed. There are swelling and tenderness of the second and third metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joints bilaterally, and tenderness but no swelling of the fourth and fifth MCP joints bilaterally. There is bony hypertrophy of the first MCP joints and knees bilaterally. The proximal interphalangeal joints and wrists are normal. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and a radiograph, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/05/mksap.htm
1 May 2017

MKSAP Quiz: 3-year history of knee stiffness

A 58-year-old man is evaluated for a 3-year history of left knee stiffness, which was intermittent but has become more persistent in the past 4 months. He reports no daily pain but has knee stiffness for 10 minutes in the morning and when he sits for an extended period of time. Following a physical exam and radiograph, what is the most appropriate management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/11/17/3.htm
17 Nov 2020

Obituaries

Obituaries note the passing of former ACP leaders.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/09/obits.htm
1 Sep 2021

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for ankylosing spondylitis

A 25-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for an 18-month history of ankylosing spondylitis. She has minimal lower back pain with morning stiffness lasting 20 minutes. She is able to pursue her activities of daily living without any restrictions. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and radiography, what should be performed next?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2018/08/21/3.htm
21 Aug 2018

Osteoarthritis can ease with easy changes

An optimal regimen starting with nonpharmacologic measures can help patients achieve notable relief.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/05/osteoarthritis-can-ease-with-easy-changes.htm
1 May 2021

MKSAP Quiz: Painless intermittent bloody urine

A 56-year-old man is evaluated for painless intermittent bloody urine of 6 weeks' duration. History is significant for granulomatosis with polyangiitis (formerly known as Wegener granulomatosis) diagnosed 10 years ago, which is now in remission; he was treated with prednisone for 3 years and oral cyclophosphamide for 1 year. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and chest radiograph, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2018/06/12/3.htm
12 Jun 2018

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