Pediatric Rheumatology : A Color Handbook by Anne Marie Reed, Thomas G. Mason

By Anne Marie Reed, Thomas G. Mason

Physicians taking care of young children with rheumatic disorder desire a diversified and hugely built set of scientific abilities, together with basic pediatrics, immunology, musculoskeletal medication and the administration of power diseases.

With those necessities in brain, the authors of this concise guide emphasize the main usually famous symptom complexes in little ones. Their preliminary concentration is on musculokeletal illnesses which may have multi-organ involvement. They then talk about systemic lupus erythematosis, vasculitis, scleroderma and different auto-inflammatory illnesses. Concise textual content is supported through a wealth of pictures and tables.

The booklet is of use to all younger doctors/residents in pediatrics, rheumatology and common medication, to basic care physicians, and all these in comparable wellbeing and fitness disciplines taking care of youngsters with rheumatic disease.

Show description

Read Online or Download Pediatric Rheumatology : A Color Handbook PDF

Best rheumatology books

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Critical Debates

This booklet brings a brand new method of the topic of power obstructive pulmonary illness, highlighting the present components of controversy and debate. It addresses a number of the key concerns surrounding the illnesses, its reasons, medical evaluate and administration. across the world well known specialists severely appraise the literature and mix this with their very own medical and learn adventure to offer an educated view of quite a lot of concerns.

Principles of Osteoimmunology: Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Applications

Osteoimmunology is a brand new and swiftly constructing box of serious value. It offers with mechanisms and attainable remedies of bone-related ailments, reminiscent of osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis and periodontitis, which are brought on by or linked to a malfunctioning immune method. This e-book describes the fundamentals of bone biology and of the immune process and gives perception into the molecular mechanisms of bone ailments.

Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine Retinopathy

Malpractice settlements are huge for undetected hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine toxicity which, if untreated, may end up in everlasting lack of relevant imaginative and prescient. wisdom of the ocular toxicity of those medicines has elevated up to now fifty years as their use has increased. Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine Retinopathy is the 1st single-source publication at the topic and is key for the working towards ophthalmologists, rheumatologists, dermatologists, and internists who prescribe those medicines.

Extra info for Pediatric Rheumatology : A Color Handbook

Sample text

Faubion, MD, Mayo Clinic) (70a & b). Severe Crohn disease. Cobblestoning and stricture formation is apparent in the small bowel of this 12-year-old girl referred for diarrhea, abdominal pain, growth retardation with anemia, and hypoalbuminemia (courtesy of W. A. Faubion, MD, Mayo Clinic) (71). 70a 70b 71 52 CHAPTER 3 Spondyloarthropathies and reactive arthropathies Painful skin lesions may be seen with IBD. One of these is erythema nodosa (EN). It is usually painful, subcutaneous, and frequently on the extensor surfaces of the legs (72).

Complications of NSAID use include gastritis and renal insufficiency. PSRA is not associated with cardiac involvement. Table 11 Proposed criteria for the diagnosis of poststreptococcal reactive arthritis (Ayoub & Ahmed 1997) The diagnosis of PSRA may be made when an arthritis following a group A ß-hemolytic streptococcal (GABHS) URI occurs with these features and doesn’t meet the criteria for acute rheumatic fever (ARF). Characteristics of arthritis Evidence of GABHS URI Exclusions Acute-onset, non-migratory Rapid strep screen Any major criteria for ARF Persistent or recurrent Throat culture Meets criteria for ARF Suboptimal response to aspirin or NSAIDs Strep Ab Strep Ab, antistreptococcal antibodies such as ASO and antideoxynuclease B (DNase B).

Biologic agents, specifically TNF-α inhibitors, are becoming more important in the management of polyarticular disease (Lovell et al. 2000, Lovell et al. 2008, Ruperto et al. 2007). Anti-TNF-α agents include etanercept, adalimumab, and infliximab. Abatacept, which blocks T-cell costimulation, has recently been approved for use in polyarticular JIA (Ruperto et al. 2008). Rituximab, an antibody directed toward B cells, has been shown to be effective in adult rheumatoid arthritis (Cohen et al. 2006).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.80 of 5 – based on 13 votes