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Clinical Rheumatology

Journal of the International League of Associations for Rheumatology

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24.02.2020 | Review Article

Serum/plasma homocysteine levels in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Published studies have shown contradictory results in the association of serum/plasma levels of homocysteine (HCY) with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). This study is to systematically evaluate the association of serum/plasma HCY levels in SLE.

22.02.2020 | Original Article

Impact of thumb osteoarthritis on pain, function, and quality of life: a comparative study between erosive and non-erosive hand osteoarthritis

Hand osteoarthritis (HOA) is a highly prevalent condition affecting mostly postmenopausal women. The prevalence estimates for symptomatic HOA vary from 3 to 16%, while those for radiographic HOA are much higher, ranging from 21 to 92% [ 1 ]. The …

22.02.2020 | Original Article

Clinical phenotypes based on clinical prognostic factors in patients with secondary hip osteoarthritis: preliminary findings from a prospective cohort study

As osteoarthritis (OA) is a heterogeneous disease characterized by multiple-tissue failure and various clinical features [ 1 ], subgrouping of patients with OA will improve the understanding of the disease, and treatment tailored to phenotypes …

22.02.2020 | Original Article

Prevalence of anti-DFS70 autoantibodies in a Latin American cohort of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and without autoimmune diseases

Anti-nuclear antibody (ANA)–associated rheumatic diseases (AARDs) represent a diverse group of diseases characterized by the presence of autoantibodies against intracellular antigens, especially ANAs [ 1 ]. Currently, a positive ANA test is one of …

22.02.2020 | Review Article

Effects of rituximab therapy on B cell differentiation and depletion

Rituximab is a human/murine chimeric anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody. It is largely used to treat B cell malignancies and has become standard in the management of B cell‑mediated diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and granulomatosis with …

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Clinical Rheumatology is an international English-language journal devoted to publishing original clinical investigation and research in the general field of rheumatology with accent on clinical aspects at postgraduate level.

The journal succeeds Acta Rheumatologica Belgica, originally founded in 1945 as the official journal of the Belgian Rheumatology Society. Clinical Rheumatology aims to cover all modern trends in clinical and experimental research as well as the management and evaluation of diagnostic and treatment procedures connected with the inflammatory, immunologic, metabolic, genetic and degenerative soft and hard connective tissue diseases.

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