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Define rheumatology

study, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions that may affect the joint

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Major categories of rheumatology diseases

1- inflammatory/ immune
2- non- inflammatory, non-immune

AND

systemic or non systemic

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NON INFLAMMATORY or INFLAMMATORY DISEASE?

Osteoarthritis

NON INFLAMMATORY

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NON INFLAMMATORY or INFLAMMATORY DISEASE?

Avascular Necrosis

NON INFLAMMATORY

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NON INFLAMMATORY or INFLAMMATORY DISEASE?

Vasculitis

INFLAMMATORY DISEASE

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NON INFLAMMATORY or INFLAMMATORY DISEASE?

Gout
Psuedogout

INFLAMMATORY DISEASE

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NON INFLAMMATORY or INFLAMMATORY DISEASE?

Rheumatoid arthritis

INFLAMMATORY DISEASE

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NON INFLAMMATORY or INFLAMMATORY DISEASE?


Fibromyalgia

NON INFLAMMATORY

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NON INFLAMMATORY or INFLAMMATORY DISEASE?

Spondyloarthritis

INFLAMMATORY DISEASE

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NON INFLAMMATORY or INFLAMMATORY DISEASE?

Systemic lupus

INFLAMMATORY DISEASE

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NON INFLAMMATORY or INFLAMMATORY DISEASE?

Erythematous

INFLAMMATORY DISEASE

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Drug Treatments for joint disease

NSAIDs
Anti-TNF (bio-agent)
DMARDS

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DMARDS

Disease modifying anti-rheumatic agents

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Key variables for how rheumatologists evaluate patients

acuteness of onset, degree of inflammation, temporal pattern, distribution, age/sex of patient.

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Who is more susceptible to lupus?

African and Hispanic women

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How is vasculitis sub divided

divided by size of the blood vessel

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Key Imaging Topics for how rheumatologists evaluate XRAYS

Alignment, Bone mineralization/formation, Calcifications/Cartilage space, Distribution of findings, Erosions, and Soft tissue swelling (ABCDES).