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Challenging Cases in Rheumatology and Diseases of the Immune System

Mahmoudi, Massoud (Ed.)

2013, XIV, 298 p.

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  • Concise resource and teaching tool containing numerous practical points
  • Written by leading physicians, providing their own opinions based on their experience in clinical practice
  • Covers full range of common rheumatic and immunologic disorders, with a focus on common, everyday problems
  • Offers helpful multiple choice questions to reinforce learning

Challenging Cases in Rheumatology and Diseases of the Immune System is the latest title in a growing collection of thought-provoking case-based titles from Massoud Mahmoudi, D.O., Ph.D.  Like his three preceding titles, Challenging Cases in Allergy and Immunology (2009), Challenging Cases in Allergic and Immunologic  Diseases of the Skin (2010), and Challenging Cases in Pulmonology (2011), this easy-to-read title presents the topic in a challenging and enjoyable case-based format.  Developed by 30 distinguished contributors, the book consists of six parts and 16 chapters, with each chapter presenting two cases.  The style of this title follows the previous books: each topic begins with an abstract, followed by a case presentation, working diagnosis, data, final diagnosis, and discussion.  In addition, to enhance a review of the subject and stimulate critical thinking, there are 5 to 10 multiple choice questions and answers in each chapter. Challenging Cases in Rheumatology and Diseases of the Immune System is an indispensable resource for all clinicians who care for patients with rheumatic and immunologic disorders.

 

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Rheumatology

Related subjects » Immunology - Internal Medicine - Medicine - Rheumatology

Table of contents 

TABLE of CONTENTS

Part I. Arthritis

Chapter1- Rheumatoid arthritis

Diana Vradii and Amy M Wasserman

Chapter2- Osteoarthritis

David Caretto and Massoud Mahmoudi

Chapter3- Gout

Pim Jetanalin and Susan J  Lee

Chapter 4- Psoriatic arthritis

Anna Tumyan and Marcy B Bolster

Part II. Arthritis and Systemic Diseases

Chapter 5- Immunoglobuin G4 (IgG4) Related Disease

Krati Chauhan, Phil A. Hart and Vaidehi R Chowdhary

Chapter6- Sarcoidosis

Christian M Sebat and Richart  W Harper

Chapter 7-Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Roshan Dhawale

Chapter 8- Systemic Sclerosis

Corey Hatfield and Marcy B Bolster

Part III. Inflammatory and Metabolic Diseases of the

Chapter 9- Polymyositis

Uma Thanarajasingam  and Floranne Ernste

Chapter 10- Dermatomyositis

Heather Gladue and Elena Schiopu

Part IV- vasculitis

Chapter 11- Wegener’s Granulomatosis

Katrik V. Shenoy, Jenniffer Sloane, and Gilbert D’Alonzo

Chapter12- Churg-Strauss Syndrome

Paul Hoffman and Michael Schivo

Chapter13-Giant Cell Arteritis

Tanaz A Kermani and Kenneth J Warrington

Part V- Immunodeficiency

Chapter 14- Primary immunodeficiency

Toral A Kamdar and  Leslie C Grammer III

Chapter 15-Acquired immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Banafsheh Soltani, Rafik Samuel, and Robert Bettiker, MD

Part VI- Diffuse Pain Syndrome

Chapter 16- Fibromyalgia: Evaluation and Therapy of a Neuroimmune Disorder

Xavier J Caro

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part I. Arthritis

Chapter1- Rheumatoid arthritis

Diana Vradii and Amy M Wasserman

Chapter2- Osteoarthritis

David Caretto and Massoud Mahmoudi

Chapter3- Gout

Pim Jetanalin and Susan J  Lee

Chapter 4- Psoriatic arthritis

Anna Tumyan and Marcy B Bolster

Part II. Arthritis and Systemic Diseases

Chapter 5- Immunoglobuin G4 (IgG4) Related Disease

Krati Chauhan, Phil A. Hart and Vaidehi R Chowdhary

Chapter6- Sarcoidosis

Christian M Sebat and Richart  W Harper

Chapter 7-Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Roshan Dhawale

Chapter 8- Systemic Sclerosis

Corey Hatfield and Marcy B Bolster

Part III. Inflammatory and Metabolic Diseases of the

Chapter 9- Polymyositis

Uma Thanarajasingam  and Floranne Ernste

Chapter 10- Dermatomyositis

Heather Gladue and Elena Schiopu

Part IV- vasculitis

Chapter 11- Wegener’s Granulomatosis

Katrik V. Shenoy, Jenniffer Sloane, and Gilbert D’Alonzo

Chapter12- Churg-Strauss Syndrome

Paul Hoffman and Michael Schivo

Chapter13-Giant Cell Arteritis

Tanaz A Kermani and Kenneth J Warrington

Part V- Immunodeficiency

Chapter 14- Primary immunodeficiency

Toral A Kamdar and  Leslie C Grammer III

Chapter 15-Acquired immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Banafsheh Soltani, Rafik Samuel, and Robert Bettiker, MD

Part VI- Diffuse Pain Syndrome

Chapter 16- Fibromyalgia: Evaluation and Therapy of a Neuroimmune Disorder

Xavier J Caro

 

 

 

 

 

 

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