Edited by Elaine Jolly, Andrew Fry and Afzal Chaudhry

in Training in Medicine

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Published in print July 2016 | ISBN: 9780199230457
Published online October 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191742408 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialty Training: Training In


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Chapter 19 covers the basic science and clinical topics relating to rheumatology which trainees are required to learn as part of their basic training and demonstrate in the MRCP. It covers basic science, the synovium, autoantibodies, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, septic arthritis, crystal arthropathies, spondyloarthritides, psoriatic arthritis, low back pain, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, polymyositis/dermatomyositis, Sjögren syndrome, giant cell arteritis/polymyalgia rheumatic, polyarteritis nodosa, Churg-Strauss syndrome (eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis), granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener), treating systemic vasculitis, relapsing polychondritis, and Behҫet disease.

Chapter.  12786 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Medicine ; Rheumatology

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