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…


Giovanni Mingazzini

Giovanni Mingazzini (1859 – 1929) Italian neurologist known for his extensive contributions to neuroanatomy, particularly with the study of the lenticular nucleus, cerebellum and corpus collosum, as well as the study of aphasia
CCC Critical Care compendium 340


Scleroderma = autoimmune mediated widespread collagenous deposition. Limited form: Calcinosis, Raynauds, Esophageal dysfunction, Sclerodacytaly and Telangiectasia (CREST syndrome)
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Polyangiitis – MPA, GPA, EGPA

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