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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 ( 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.

All That Wheezes?
01/01/70 - 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 20-year-old woman presented to…

Trial of Tocilizumab in Giant-Cell Arteritis
01/01/70 - Giant-cell arteritis causes headaches, ischemic visual symptoms, vision loss, claudication of the jaw, claudication of the arms and legs, polymyalgia rheumatica, aortic aneurysm, myocardial infarction, and stroke. Giant-cell arteritis generally occurs in adults older than 50 years of age and is 3…

All That Wheezes...
01/01/70 - A 20-year-old woman with a history of allergic rhinitis presented to her physician in the autumn with persistent cough and shortness of breath. She had been seen 6 weeks earlier for nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, postnasal drip, and cough that had bothered her on and off throughout the summer. Her…

Giant-Cell Arteritis ? More Ecstasy, Less Agony
01/01/70 - If Irving Stone had written a book about giant-cell arteritis rather than about Michelangelo, he might have chosen The Ecstasy and the Agony as the more appropriate title. As many physicians know, diagnosing giant-cell arteritis and witnessing the patient?s dramatic initial response to treatment…

Salt-and-Pepper Skin Changes
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Achenbach?s Syndrome
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Decision Aids and Elective Joint Replacement ? How Knowledge Affects Utilization
01/01/70 - The health care market is undergoing rapid transformation, spurred in part by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and recent payment reforms introduced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The industry is shifting from a business-to-business model involving insurers, health care…

Case 15-2017 ? A 27-Year-Old Woman with Anemia, Thrombocytosis, and Skin Lesions after Travel Abroad
01/01/70 - 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
01/01/70 - 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
01/01/70 - 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…

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