General Rheumatology   

Questions discussed in this category

I.e., what constitutes well-controlled cancer, IBD, nephrotic syndrome, etc. What other diseases do you put in this category (obesity, autoimmune dise...

Does your evaluation hinge on nonresolution with warming? How extensive is your workup?

Recent articles regarding the use of JAK-Inhibition in RA have suggested to avoid in patients with increased CV risk.  However, RA itself is cons...

Does treatment with B-cell depletion and/or negative anti-spike antibody status despite COVID mRNA vaccination influence your decision?

Specifically, how do you treat the delayed headache, not the headache that develops during the infusion where pre-hydration and slowing down the rate ...

Dr. Charles-Schoeman presented data at ACR 21 showing that, paradoxically, there is a U-shaped relationship between inflammation and LDL levels in pat...

Would you have a different opinion based on whether it is a new therapy or an existing and previously well-tolerated therapy for the patient?

Are there specific features that suggest drug-induced uveitis versus de novo uveitis?

There is some emerging evidence that there is an inflammatory component. 

To my understanding, sm/RNP should also be positive in this situation (and one would assume a positive ANA as well)

Papers discussed in this category

Arthritis Rheumatol, 2016 Jan

Arthritis and rheumatism, 1982-11

Arthritis and rheumatism, 2012-08

, 2019 Aug 06

Arthritis Rheum.,


Arthritis care & research, 2017-03

Clin Exp Dermatol, 2018 May 24

Eur J Rheumatol, 2017 Feb 23

Rev Bras Reumatol Engl Ed, 2016 Mar 16

Southern medical journal, 2016-11

Annals of the rheumatic diseases, 2011-05

Atherosclerosis, 2015 Aug 28

N Engl J Med, 2020 Apr 29

JAMA network open, 2018-11-02

The Journal of arthroplasty, 2008-02

N Engl J Med,

Mediterr J Rheumatol, 2020 Jun 11

Clin Infect Dis,

Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 2013 May 31

Ann Rheum Dis, 2017 Mar 23

Clin Pharmacokinet,


Arthritis and rheumatism, 2001-12

J Med Food,

Int J Clin Pract, 2021 Apr 29

Nutrients, 2020 Dec 11

Current rheumatology reports, 2009-10


Curr Rheumatol Rep, 2021 Jan 26

N Engl J Med, 2021 Aug 04

Curr Opin Rheumatol,

BMJ Open, 2019 May 05

Rheumatol Int, 2021 Jan 29

Rheumatology (Oxford),

Z Rheumatol,

Journal of neurovirology, 2018-06

Blood Adv,

Curr Med Chem,

Pathology, 2017 Mar 11


The Lancet. Respiratory medicine, 2016-09

Annals of the rheumatic diseases, 2015-06

Neth J Med,

Medicine (Baltimore),

Ann Rheum Dis, 2016 Oct 03

ACR Open Rheumatol, 2021 Aug 25

Arthritis Res Ther, 2021 Mar 22

J Orthop Translat, 2020 Jan 06

Annals of internal medicine, 2018-01-16

J Immunother Cancer,

Arthritis Rheum,

Arthritis care & research, 2014-08

Intern Med J, 2022 Mar 16

Support Care Cancer, 2019 Dec 13

Int J Surg Case Rep, 2020 Nov 22

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol, 2019 Sep 19

Annals of the rheumatic diseases, 2019-10

J Thromb Haemost, 2020 Nov 29

Front Cardiovasc Med, 2021 Aug 03