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Rheumatology

Polymyositis vs. Dermatomyositis (Audiovisual Medcomic)

General Features Inflammatory myopathies with symmetric proximal weakness Involves muscle fiber destruction and inflammatory infiltration of muscles May cause patients trouble rising from chairs, climbing stairs, and combing hair Myalgias Occur more frequently in...

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CREST Syndrome

CREST syndrome (limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis): Calcinosis: calcium deposits in the skin and tissues. Raynaud’s phenomenon: an exaggerated vascular response to cold temperature or emotional stress which may manifest as white-blue-red transitions in skin color....

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a rare hereditary disorder that results in skin hyperextensibility, joint hypermobility, and tissue fragility. This syndrome is caused by a gene defect which results in faulty collagen synthesis. Patients may experience debilitating...

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