Diagnosing Down Syndrome-Related Arthritis

Hypermobility and communication issues can delay the diagnosis of arthropathy of Down syndrome, a painful condition that research indicates is 2-3 times more common than previously reported. Pediatric rheumatologist Andrew Zeft, MD, MPH, discusses the challenges to assessment and the impact of delayed diagnosis.

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Cervical Disk Replacement

Arthroplasty for severe degenerative disk disease of the cervical spine has shown promise over the past decade, with potential to improve patients’ quality of life more than fusion can.

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