Category Rheumatology

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History 1888 – Senile rheumatic gout – William Bruce (1835 – 1920) – Senile rheumatic gout 1936 – Secondary fibrositis 1945 – Peri-extraarticular rheumatism – Holst and Johansen 1945 – Periarthrosis humeroscapularis…
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Scleroderma = autoimmune mediated widespread collagenous deposition. Limited form: Calcinosis, Raynauds, Esophageal dysfunction, Sclerodacytaly and Telangiectasia (CREST syndrome)
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Polyangiitis – MPA, GPA, EGPA

Polyangiitis - MPA, GPA, EGPA: similar but different diseases; positive Antineutrophil cytopasmic antibiodies (ANCA); renal histology (focal necrotizing, pauci-immune glomerulonephritis)