A 57-year-old woman is evaluated for fatigue, generalized achiness, and oral dryness without ocular dryness. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely cause of this patient's oral dryness?
8 Nov 2022
A 22-year-old woman is evaluated for a 1-month history of progressive rash on the face, chest, and arms following sun exposure. She also has experienced wrist arthralgia and malaise for the past 2 weeks. Following a physical exam, what is the most likely diagnosis?
1 May 2022
A 30-year-old woman is seen in follow-up. She was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus 12 years ago. She was treated for lupus nephritis, which is now quiescent. What health risk assessment should be performed now?
5 Apr 2022
To control symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, new guidelines are encouraging internists to act sooner and more definitively combatting the course of the disease. Also, disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs are playing a bigger role in controlling symptoms.
1 Apr 2016
A 58-year-old man is evaluated at a follow-up visit. He has had rheumatoid arthritis for 5 years. Increasing morning stiffness, fatigue, increasing joint pain, and swelling of small hand joints have developed in the past 6 months. Following a physical exam and other tests, what is the most appropriate treatment?
16 Aug 2022
A summary of approvals, recalls and a record number of deaths and serious injuries reported.
1 Jan 2009
A study found that about 70% of electronic consultations to five high-volume specialties were appropriate, ranging from 61% for rheumatology to 78% for psychiatry.
14 Apr 2020
Guidelines by ACP and by rheumatology societies disagree on the treat-to-target approach to therapy.
1 Apr 2017
A 67-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-year history of severe rheumatoid arthritis. After some changes in therapy, she has done well with tocilizumab and methotrexate over the past year. She notes several months of prominent fatigue. Lab studies demonstrate anemia. What is its most likely cause?
1 Sep 2020
ACP remembers College leaders.
1 Jan 2022