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Miscellaneous conditions presenting to the rheumatologist 

Miscellaneous conditions presenting to the rheumatologist
Miscellaneous conditions presenting to the rheumatologist

Donncha O’Gradaigh



Chapter reviewed June 2011—minor alterations made.

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date: 27 September 2021

Musculoskeletal symptoms may occur in a very wide range of diseases, or as a drug side effect. If the clinical picture is unusual, it is important that the physician keeps an open mind and reviews the history, signs, and investigation results carefully, looking for findings incongruent with ‘common diagnoses’. Some of the more distinctive and important miscellaneous conditions that are likely to present to rheumatologists are the following....

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