Prednisone 4.08/5 (13)

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Last updated: 6/12 / 20This page contains a brief description that does not cover the medication. For more information, it is recommended to read the review in Felleskatalogen.no for the respective medicine. Definition Tablets containing a cortisone-like hormone Rapid, disease-suppressing effect on many inflammatory,… Read on

Mortality / mortality in rheumatic disease Please rate this page (bottom of page)

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Last updated: 5/12/20 Mortality in rheumatic diseases is not a pleasant topic, but some conditions are associated with increased risk. This is especially true among rheumatic connective tissue diseases and vasculitis. For patients, such knowledge is necessary when one is to understand oneself… Read on

COVID-19, Coronavirus and Rheumatic Disease 4.55/5 (127)

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Last updated: 10/04/21 Definition Coronavirus / coronavirus is a group of different viruses that have a crown-like shape (corona). Most types of coronavirus cause colds (another virus, rhinovirus, is the most common cause of colds). However, coronavirus has caused epidemics… Read on

NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) Please rate this page (bottom of page)

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Last updated: 6/12 / 20NSAIDs are a group of medications that are widely used for rheumatic pain and fever. NSAIDs are available as tablets, suppositories and gels / creams. In many rheumatic diseases, Paracetamol is preferred as the first choice and NSAIDs as the next option if needed. NSAIDs… Read on

Reactive arthritis 4.5/5 (4)

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Last updated: 28/12 / 20Reactive arthritis ICD-10 M02.9 Definition Reactive arthritis is arthritis that occurs after an infection, but without bacteria, viruses or other microbes being found in the affected joints. The disease belongs to the group of spondyloarthropathies. Reactive arthritis should not be confused… Read on

Tubulo-interstitial nephritis and uveitis (TINU) syndrome Please rate this page (bottom of page)

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Last Updated: 13/12/20Definition Tubulo-interstitial nephritis and uveitis syndrome (TINU syndrome) is an autoimmune disease that affects the eyes (uveitis) and kidneys (Tubulo-interstitial nephritis, TIN). The condition was first described in 1975 and is rare. Symptoms of TINU Anterior uveitis in both eyes Reduced… Read on

Ovarian bone necrosis (osteonecrosis) 4.5/5 (2)

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Last updated: 5/12 / 20Definition Avascular bone necrosis (osteonecrosis) causes bone tissue to die, most often in end portions of bones (epiphyses), for example in the head of the femur towards the hip joint or down towards the knees. The humerus can be attacked by the shoulders. Also smaller bones in feet, hands and… Read on

Chondrocalcinosis, Pyrophosphate arthritis 4.56/5 (9)

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Last updated: 28/12 / 20Definition Chondrocalcinosis is also called pyrophosphate crystallarthritis and is characterized by calcium pyrophosphate forming calcifications in articular cartilage, menisci and intervertebral discs. Seizures with arthritis (arthritis) reminiscent of gout are typical, but chondrocalcinosis can also be detected without symptoms or in chronic joint disease. … Read on

Autoimmune disease and autoimmunity 4.45/5 (22)

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Last updated: 5/12 / 20Definition of autoimmune disease and autoimmunity Autoimmune diseases are characterized by the body's own immune system being too active and by mistake attacking the body itself (autoimmunity). In that process, rheumatic inflammation (inflammation) is formed which is distinguished from infection by… Read on

Pericarditis / Heart Bag Inflammation and Rheumatic Disease 4.33/5 (3)

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Last updated: 28/12 / 20Definition Pericarditis most often causes increased fluid in the pericardium and can be a complication of some rheumatic diseases. Untreated, pericarditis can inhibit heart activity and develop serious complications. Usually a fluid is an exudate that contains fibrin. Symptoms Pain… Read on