Flashcards in Rheumatology Deck (31)
What is Rheumatoid Factor?
An IgM against IgG F c
What are Tophi?
Gout crystals + giant cells
What is Podagra?
Big toe inflammation
What is CREST syndrome?
What Ab is associated with CREST?
What disease have Raynaud's syndrome?
What platelet count do most types of vasculitis have?
Which vasculitis has a high platelet count?
Which vasculitis has a normal platelet count?
What is Osteoarthritis?
Pain worse w/activity, PIP/DIP joints
What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Pain worse in morning, MCP/PIP joints
What is Still's disease?
What is Pseudogout?
Pyrophosphate crystals in knees/wrists
What is Gout?
Urate crystals in big toe, (-) birefringence
What is Myositis?
1 muscle hurts
What is Polymyositis?
>1 muscle weak
What is Dermatomyositis?
What is Fibromyalgia?
Hurt all the time, 11 trigger points
What is Polymyalgia Rheumatica?
Weak shoulders, temporal arteritis
What is SLE=Lupus?
Meet 4 criteria: "DOPAMIN RASH"
Immunologic disorder: Anti-ds DNA, Sm, Cardiolipin Ab
Neurologic disorder: seizure or psychosis
Renal failure: die of this
Serositis: pleuritis/pericarditis (Libman-Sacks endocarditis)
What is Scleroderma?
Tight skin, fibrosis
What is Takayasu's Arteritis?
Pulseless Asian women, aorta inflammation
What is Polyarteritis Nodosa?
p-ANCA Ab, attacks gut/kidney, Hep B
What is Wegener's Granulomatpsis?
c-ANCA Ab, attacks ENT, lungs, kidney
What is Goodpasture's?
Anti-GBM Ab, attacks lung/kidney, RPGN
What is Reiter's syndrome?
Males that can't see, pee or climb a tree
What is Sjogren's syndrome?
Females that have dry eyes/mouth, RA
What is Behcet's syndrome?
Oral and genital ulcers, uveitis
What is Churg-strauss?
Asthma, eosinophils, multi organ involved
What is Felty's syndrome?
RA, leukopenia, splenomegaly