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John Smith
Answered: Feb 24, 2020
Elevated esr level may be a helpful diagnostic clue-temporal or giant cell arteritis is most common in branches of the carotid artery but may involve any large or medium artery. the disease is most...Read More

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Cesar H. Pablo, Journalist
Answered: May 01, 2018
Intramuscular injections of ACTH are valuable if NSAIDS are contraindicated-indomethacin is the most normally utilized NSAID and should proceed for 24 hours after the side effects subside....Read More

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A. Cook, English Professor
Answered: Jun 24, 2019
Lupus is a disease that can be life-threatening and is affects a person’s immune system. The immune system is known for fighting off the germs and other viruses that could attack the rest...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 24, 2020
Arthrocentesis is contraindicated if infection of any kind covers the joint-one of the emergency indications for arthrocentesis is obtaining joint fluid for analysis. arthrocentesis is...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 24, 2020
Oral ulcerations commonly accompany disease flares-the vast majority of patients with sle will experience arthritis. arthritis in the hands, specifically the proximal interphalangeal and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 24, 2020
Epinephrine 0.1 mg of 1:10,000 solution iv over 5 minutes-since most of the morbidity and mortality associated with anaphylaxis originates from acute respiratory failure or cardiovascular collapse,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 24, 2020
Tinea versicolor-tinea versicolor is a superficial yeast infection caused by pityrosporum ovale. superficial scaling patches occur primarily on the chest and trunk, but may involve the head and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 24, 2020
Acetaminophen-poisoning from acetaminophen is due to toxic metabolites (mainly n-acetyl parabenzoquinone)that accumulate when glutathione is not available for conjugation. in theabsence of...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 24, 2020
This type of arthritis is more commonly oligoarthritis than monoarthritis-although it has declined over the past decade, gonococcal arthritis remains the most common form of septic arthritis in the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 24, 2020
The knee is the most commonly involved joint-pseudogout (calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease) presents very similarly to gout, however these patients tend to be older and the knee is...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 24, 2020
Supraspinatus-the muscles of the rotator cuff are the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis. there are three progressive stages of impingement syndrome as a result of...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 24, 2020
Bicipital tendinopathy – empty can test-provocative testing for teninopathies:rotator cuff tendinopathy: - empty can test with the arms abducted at 90 degrees, the arms are internally rotated...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 24, 2020
Advanced age-distinguishing septic from nonseptic bursitis is not always straightforward. patients with septic bursitis generally present earlier in the clinical course, have more pain, tenderness,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 24, 2020
Leukocytosis-although the triad of fever, joint pain, and rash in a woman of childbearing age suggests lupus, the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus is made based on the american rheumatism...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 24, 2020
Acetaminophen-many agents have been implicated in drug-induced lupus. these patients usually present with skin and joint manifestations and the condition is usually reversible when the agents are...Read More

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