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Name: European journal of rheumatology
Chronic Q fever is a persistent infection, mostly of aortic aneurysms, vascular prostheses or damaged heart valves caused by the intracellular bacterium Coxiella burnetii. Only a fraction of C. burnet...
Syphilis is a chronic systemic infectious disease involving multiple organs. Involvement of skeletal system by syphilis including osteochondritis, osteoarthritis, periostitis and osteitis. Charcot art...
To assess the reliability of lumbar facet arthropathy evaluation with computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with and without lumbar disc prosthesis and to estimate t...
A total of 123 strains detected in cattle from a nationwide survey in Korea were classified into the genomic groups I (0.8%), II (13.8%), III (11.5%), IV (63.1%), and V (5.4%). Acute Q-fever strain (...
Q fever fatigue syndrome (QFS) is a state of prolonged fatigue following around 20% of acute Q fever cases. It is thought that chronic inflammation plays a role in its aetiology. To test this hypothes...
Expecting using bipolar RF at six points, in spite of potentially consuming more intraoperative time, to be more effective and long lasting in the management of pain resultant from chronic...
Drugs to treat fever are widely used in children with fever. But there is a controversy about the benefit of reducing fever in children with malaria. Ibuprofen is often used to treat malar...
Recurrent hemarthrosis results in synovitis and destructive arthropathy in hemophilic patients. Prophylactic replacement, physical therapy, cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors, corticoster...
Chikungunya is a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes whose clinical feature is the early joint damage. Approximately 8% of patients have chronic arthropathy resembling to the rheumatoi...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety of Q Fever vaccine, NDBR 105, and collect data on incidence of occupational Q Fever infection in at risk personnel.
Chronic progressive degeneration of the stress-bearing portion of a joint, with bizarre hypertrophic changes at the periphery. It is probably a complication of a variety of neurologic disorders, particularly TABES DORSALIS, involving loss of sensation, which leads to relaxation of supporting structures and chronic instability of the joint. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A manifestation of sarcoidosis marked by chronic inflammation of the parotid gland and the uvea.
An intermittent fever characterized by intervals of chills, fever, and splenomegaly each of which may last as long as 40 hours. It is caused by BARTONELLA QUINTANA and transmitted by the human louse.
Infection with a fungus of the genus COCCIDIOIDES, endemic to the SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES. It is sometimes called valley fever but should not be confused with RIFT VALLEY FEVER. Infection is caused by inhalation of airborne, fungal particles known as arthroconidia, a form of FUNGAL SPORES. A primary form is an acute, benign, self-limited respiratory infection. A secondary form is a virulent, severe, chronic, progressive granulomatous disease with systemic involvement. It can be detected by use of COCCIDIOIDIN.
A subcategory of CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE. The disease is characterized by hypersecretion of mucus accompanied by a chronic (more than 3 months in 2 consecutive years) productive cough. Infectious agents are a major cause of chronic bronchitis.