Rheumatology Secrets, 2nd Edition

Rheumatology Secrets

2nd Edition

By Sterling West , MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado


I. GENERAL CONCEPTS
1. Classification and Health Impact of the Rheumatic Diseases
2. Rheumatology's Ten Golden Rules
3. Anatomy and Physiology of the Musculoskeletal System
II. SCIENTIFIC BASIS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES
4. Overview of the Immune Response
5. Overview of the Inflammatory Response
6. Immunogenetics of the Rheumatic Diseases
7. Tolerance and Autoimmunity
III. EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH RHEUMATIC SYMPTOMS
8. History and Physical Examination
9. Laboratory Evaluation
10. Arthrocentesis and Synovial Fluid Analysis
11. Radiographic and Imaging Modalities
12. Synovial Biopsies
13. Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies
14. Approach to the Patient with Monoarticular Symptoms
15. Approach to the Patient with Polyarticular Symptoms
16. Approach to the Patient with Neuromuscular Symptoms
17. Health Status Measurements
18. Preoperative Assessment of Patients with Rheumatic Disease
IV. SYSTEMIC CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASES
19. Rheumatoid Arthritis
20. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
21. Drug-induced Lupus
22. Systemic Sclerosis
23. Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome, Diffuse Fasciitis with Eosinophilia, and Rheumatic Disease Associated with Silicone Breast Implants
24. Inflammatory Muscle Disease
25. Overlap Syndromes and Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
26. Sjögren's Syndrome
27. Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
28. Adult-onset Still's Disease
29. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
V. THE VASCULITIDES AND RELATED DISORDERS
30. Approach to the Patient with Suspected Vasculitis
31. Large-Vessel Vasculitis: Giant Cell Arteritis and Takayasu's Arteritis
32. Medium-Vessel Vasculitides: Polyarteritis Nodosa, Allergic Angiitis and Granulomatosis of Churg-Strauss, and Thromboangiitis Obliterans
33. Wegener's Granulomatosis and Other ANCA-associated Diseases
34. Small-Vessel Vasculitides, including Henoch-Schönlein Purpura and Urticarial Vasculitis
35. Cryoglobulinemia
36. Behçet's Syndrome
37. Relapsing Polychondritis
VI. SERONEGATIVE SPONDYLOARTHROPATHIES
38. Ankylosing Spondylitis
39. Enteropathic Arthritides
40. Reiter's Syndrome and Reactive Arthritides
41. Arthritis Associated with Psoriasis and Other Skin Diseases
VII. ARTHRITIS ASSOCIATED WITH INFECTIOUS AGENTS
42. Bacterial Septic Arthritis
43. Lyme Disease
44. Mycobacterial and Fungal Joint and Bone Diseases
45. Viral Arthritides
46. AIDS-associated Rheumatic Syndromes
47. Whipple's Disease
48. Acute Rheumatic Fever
VIII. RHEUMATIC DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH METABOLIC, ENDOCRINE, AND HEMATOLOGIC DISEASES
49. Gout
50. Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease
51. Hydroxyapatite ad Other Crystalline Diseases
52. Endocrine-associated Arthropathies
53. Arthropathies Associated with Hematologic Diseases
54. Malignancy-associated Rheumatic Disorders
IX. BONE AND CARTILAGE DISORDERS
55. Osteoarthritis
56. Metabolic Bone Disease
57. Paget's Disease of Bone
58. Osteonecrosis
X. HEREDITARY, CONGENITAL, AND INBORN ERRORS OF METABOLISM ASSOCIATED WITH RHEUMATIC SYNDROMES
59. Heritable Collagen Disorders
60. Inborn Errors of Metabolism Affecting Connective Tissue
61. Storage and Deposition Diseases
62. Rheumatic Manifestations of the Primary Immunodeficiency Syndromes
63. Bone and Joint Dysplasias
XI. NONARTICULAR AND REGIONAL MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS
64. Approach to the Patient with Neck and Low Back Pain
65. Fibromyalgia
66. Regional Musculoskeletal Disorders
67. Sports Medicine and Occupational Injuries
68. Entrapment Neuropathies
69. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome
XII. NEOPLASMS AND TUMOR-LIKE LESIONS
70. Benign and Malignant Tumors of Joints and Synovium
71. Common Bony Lesions: Radiographic Features
XIII. PEDIATRIC RHEUMATIC DISEASES
72. Approach to the Child with Joint Pain
73. Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
74. Juvenile Systemic Connective Tissue Diseases
75. Kawasaki's Disease
XIV. MISCELLANEOUS RHEUMATIC DISORDERS
76. Metabolic and Other Genetic Myopathies
77. Amyloidosis
78. Raynaud's Phenomenon
79. Uveitis
80. Rheumatic Syndromes Associated with Sarcoidosis
81. Rheumatic Disorders in the Dialysis Patient
82. Rheumatic Disease and the Pregnant Patient
83. Odd and Ends
XV. MANAGEMENT OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES
84. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
85. Glucocorticoids-Systemic ad Injectable
86. Systemic Antirheumatic Drugs
87. Cytotoxic Drugs and Immunomodulators
88. Hypouricemic Agents and Colchicine
89. Bone-strengthening Agents
90. Rehabilitative Techniques
91. Psychosocial Aspects of Rheumatic Diseases
92. Surgical Treatment and Rheumatic Disorders
93. Disability
XVI. FINAL SECRETS
94. Unconventional Remedies and Folk Medicine
95. History, the Arts, and Rheumatic Diseases
96. Sir William Osler, I Presume