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Organ involvement in rheumatological disease 

Organ involvement in rheumatological disease
Organ involvement in rheumatological disease
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date: 31 May 2020

The eye 48

The chest 54

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The nervous system 90

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Although serious eye problems are rare in rheumatology clinics, failure to spot warning signs and symptoms can have catastrophic consequences for the patient. This chapter will consider rheumatological conditions affecting the eye and highlight those, which require urgent referral and treatment. High dose immunosuppression is often required to prevent ocular pathology due to the very limited ability of the eye to recover function following damage....

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