Rheumatological emergencies

Punit S. Ramrakha, Kevin P. Moore and Amir Sam

in Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine

Third edition

Published on behalf of © Punit S. Ramrakha and Kevin P. Moore

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199230921
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598793 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Rheumatological emergencies

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Acute monoarthritis: presentation - Acute monoarthritis: investigations - Septic arthritis - Crystal arthropathy - Polyarthritis - Rheumatoid arthritis - Seronegative arthritides (spondyloarthropathies) - Reactive arthritis - Ankylosing spondylitis - Enteropathic arthritis - Infections - Vasculitis - Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) - Wegener’s granulomatosis and microscopic polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) 1 - Wegener’s granulomatosis and microscopic PAN 2 - Cryoglobulinaemia - Giant cell arteritis (temporal arteritis) - Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) - Back pain - Prolapsed intervertebral disc - C1-esterase inhibitor deficiency (angioneurotic oedema)

Chapter.  5747 words. 

Subjects: Acute Medicine

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