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Title Primer on the rheumatic diseases / H. Ralph Schumacher, Jr., editor ; [associate editors], John H. Klippel, William J. Koopman.

Imprint Atlanta, Ga. : Arthritis Foundation, c1993.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.723 P935 1993    ---  Available
Edition 10th ed.
Description 349 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents History of the rheumatic diseases -- Musculoskeletal system -- Structural molecules of connective tissue -- Role of immunologic mechanisms in the pathogenesis of rheumatic disease -- Immunogenetics -- Molecular mechanisms underlying autoantibody expression -- Mediators of inflammation -- Evaluation of the patient -- Classification of the rheumatic diseases -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Systemic lupus erythemnatosus -- Antiphospholipid syndrome -- Systemic sclerosis and related syndromes -- Inflammatory and metabolic myopathies -- Sjogren's syndrome -- undifferentiated connective tissue syndromes -- Vasculitis -- Polymyalgia rheumatica -- Relapsing polychondritis -- Seronegative spondylarthropathies -- Rheumatic fever -- Pediatric rheumatic diseases -- Adult onset Still's disease -- Osteoarthritis -- Neuropathic arthropathy -- Infectious arthritis -- Lyme disease -- Sarcoidosis -- Behcet's syndrome -- Periodic syndromes -- Gout -- Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease -- Apatites and miscellaneous crystals -- Storage and deposition diseases.
(cont.) Arthropathies associated with hematologic diseases and malignant disorders -- Amyloidoses -- Neoplasms of the joints -- Arthropathies associated with endocrine diseases -- Hyperlipoproteinemia and arthritis -- Musculoskeletal problems in dialysis patients -- Fibromyalgia syndrome -- Heritable disorders of connective tissue -- Miscellaneous syndromes involving skin and joints -- AIDS and other immunodeficiency diseases -- Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy -- Bone and joint dysplasias -- Disorders of the back and neck -- Psteonecrosis -- Paget's disease of bone -- Regional rheumatic pain syndromes -- Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome and transient regional osteoporosis -- Metabolic bone diseases -- Foreign body synovitis -- Sports and occupational injuries -- Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents and corticosteroids -- Slow-acting antirheumatic drugs and cytoxic agents -- Biologic agents as potential new therapies for autoimmune diseases -- Therapeutic injection of joints and soft tissues -- Surgica treatment of arthritis -- Rehabilitation of paitents with rheumatic diseases.
(cont.) Psychosocial factors and arthritis -- Economic impact of arthritis -- Nontraditional remedies.
Subject Rheumatism.
Added Author Schumacher, H. Ralph, 1933-
Klippel, John H.
Koopman, William J.
ISBN 0912423072 : 25.00

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