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Rheumatology fellows at Cleveland Clinic organize a once-a-week case discussion to hone skills clinical reasoning and be posed to a wide variety of diseases and disorders within a complex medical specialty.
A patient with a long history of inflammation in his right hand seemed an unlikely candidate for the infection that was finally diagnosed.
Rheumatologists are called upon to know which patients are more vulnerable to COVID-19, to counsel on risk, and to recommend vaccination and PrEP when appropriate.
Early results were positive in a study of the preventive treatment of COVID-19 with xagevimab/cilgavimab for patients who were unlikely to respond sufficiently or at all to vaccination.
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Cleveland Clinic’s Multidisciplinary Sarcoidosis Clinic is one of the few such clinics in the country that offers comprehensive care for patients with sarcoidosis.
Dr. Carol Langford, a Cleveland Clinic rheumatologist and an expert in vasculitic diseases, reflects on a year of advances in rheumatology.
Even with the best therapies available, when patients are experiencing mental health or socioeconomic challenges, medical care can be delayed or hindered. A team approach can help.
Cleveland Clinic’s Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute is studying genetic polymorphisms with the aim of improving the understanding of why some individuals do not respond to TNFα blockers. The ultimate goal is to find a new therapeutic approach for those with PsA.
Soon after her diagnosis of COVID-19, a patient began to experience severe allodynia to light touch over her forearms and shins.
Dyschromic nails, lymphedema and sinus and lung symptoms point to yellow nail syndrome.