How To Survive Caregiving
For me, this was doubly so since I also suffer from a rare form of RA, called Felty's Syndrome. If mom and I don't keep moving we lose that mobility and that is something we need to hold onto with everything we have. Walking some a little each day made ...
Huffington Post - Fri, 08 Apr 2016 13:49

Case study: Diagnosis and management of Felty's syndrome
Although she had improved clinically after taking the course of antibiotics, I was surprised to find that her FBC revealed her to be neutropenic. I referred her urgently to the rheumatology department and she was subsequently diagnosed with Felty's ...
GP online - Thu, 08 Jan 2015 16:00

RheumNow: 10 Ways RA Could've Killed Glenn Frey
These include nodules, Sjögren's, vasculitis, rheumatoid lung, rheumatoid vasculitis, inflammatory eye disease (scleritis), Felty's syndrome, amyloidosis, and neuropathy. Collectively, these are associated with more severe disease, seropositivity and ...
MedPage Today - Fri, 22 Jan 2016 11:07

Lithium May Become a Treatment Option for Arthritis Patients
In 1975, a study was conducted to investigate the efficacy of lithium in RA patients with granulocytopenia (also known as Felty's syndrome.) The study, published in a 2005 edition of the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology, found that the count and ...
Healthline - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:41

Case study: Relapsing polychondritis
Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare systemic disease characterised by recurrent, widespread chondritis of the auricular, nasal and tracheal cartilages. Additional clinical features include audiovestibular dysfunction, ocular inflammation ...
GP online - Wed, 28 Oct 2015 02:14

Assessing bone health in adults and children
The principal reasons for limited peak bone mass include poor nutrition, inactivity or excessive activity, and diseases (rheumatological or endocrine, malabsorption syndromes and anorexia nervosa). Genetic factors also play a part and account for 70 ...
GP online - Thu, 28 May 2015 16:03

Clinical Review: Systemic lupus erythematosus
Its clinical manifestations range from arthralgia, photosensitivity and the classic malar or 'butterfly' rash to internal organ involvement, most notably renal and CNS disease. SLE is often considered a rare disease, but is actually fairly common ...
GP online - Thu, 28 May 2015 16:07

UK will defy EU over legal high laws, Home Office says
Darier's Disease Depression Diabetes Diarrhea Dravet Syndrome Dupuytren's Contracture Dyspepsia Dystonia E. T.. Eczema Ehlers Danlos Emphysema Endometriosis Epilepsy/Seizure Disorder Felty's syndrome. Fibromyalgia Friedreich's Ataxia - Mon, 13 Jan 2014 03:58

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