This book comprehensively reviews clinical aspects and features of rheumatic and musculo-skeletal diseases in an integrated and easy to read format. It enables the reader to become confident in identifying common and unusual disease symptoms and be able to apply a variety of diagnostic modalities and evaluate potential treatment options. Every disease covered has a variety of clinically relevant images detailing both typical and rare signs and symptoms. Each image is accompanied by a detailed description covering relevant epidemiological data, diagnostic modalities and treatment options.
The Illustrated Handbook of Rheumatic and Musculo-Skeletal Diseases
provides a comprehensive and clinically relevant guide for the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of rheumatic and allied diseases. It is a valuable resource for the trainee and practising rheumatologist, general practitioner, orthopaedic specialist, and dermatologist. "This is an excellent hand book on rheumatic and mus culoskeletal diseases that covers in detail epidemiology, aetiopathogenesis, classifica tion, signs and symptoms, definitive and differential diagnosis, modalities and patient management. ... this book will help to consolidate any areas of clinical practice or learning objectives that require a more comprehen sive learning approach. This book is a step by step guide to all aspects of dis ease manifestations of rheumatic and musculoskele tal diseases that is well laid out and an easy resource to use." (Lisa Field, RAD Magazine, September, 2019)
Illustrated Handbook of Rheumatic and Musculo-Skeletal Diseases
Clinical Examination of the musculoskeletal system.- Laboratory and immunological tests in Rheumatology.- Rheumatoid Arthritis.- Sjoegren's syndrome.- Psoriatic Arthritis.- Ankylosing Spondylitis.- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and antiphospholipid syndrome.- Scleroderma.- Inflammatory Myopathies.- Vasculitides.- Osteoarthritis.- Crystal arthropathies.- Gout.- Pseudogout (Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Crystal Deposition Disease).- Hydroxyapatitie.- Complex regional pain syndromes.- Osteoporosis.- Osteonecrosis.- Miscellaneous conditions.- Sarcoidosis.- Relapsing polychondritis.- DISH (Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis.- Adverse drug reactions in Rheumatology.