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Miscellaneous conditions presenting to the rheumatologist

Donncha O’Gradaigh

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.1912_update_001

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Miscellaneous conditions presenting to the rheumatologist

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Musculoskeletal symptoms may occur in a very wide range of diseases, or as a drug side effect. If the clinical picture is unusual, it is important that the physician keeps an open mind and reviews the history, signs, and investigation results carefully, looking for findings incongruent with ‘common diagnoses’. Some of the more distinctive and important miscellaneous conditions that are likely to present to rheumatologists are the following....

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Subjects: Rheumatology

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