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The Vague Patient

The Vague Patient

The Vague Patient is the patient who has too many symptoms and too little signs. By “Too many symptoms” we mean to refer to groups of patients who present with diffuse poorly localized aches or stiffness (remember also that pain is sometimes described by patients as stiffness).

Pyoderma Gangrenosum in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Case Report

Pyoderma Gangrenosum in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Case Report.  Eleishi H*, Kheir All M**

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Advice to Junior Rheumatologists

The following is a concise list of general advice to practicing rheumatologists/physicians that I have learnt from my esteemed professors and over years of practice. I hope other rheumatologists will find them of benefit to them in their practice too.

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The Liver in Rheumatologic Practice

I wrote this review in 2003. It is useful as a guide for the main subtopics to be discussed under the topic LIVER IN RHEUMATOLOGIC PRACTICE. For a more updated review, you will need to look for another source

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History Taking and Interpretation in a Patient with Arthritis

History taking is the most important skill needed in rheumatology. Obtaining a good rheumatology history involves the art of medicine as much as its science. This section is about the importance of good history taking and about the systematic steps of a good history taking.

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