Eric Coomes

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Tenosynovitis is commonly found in the hand in rheumatoid disease and may lead to rupture of certain tendons. Brewerton (1957) and Savill (1969) have both commented on the high proportion of patients attending medical outpatients for the disease who show tendon involvement, putting the proportions at 65 and 50 per cent. respectively. Edstrom (1945) gave a(More)
One hundred and fourteen patients with rheumatoid arthritis who had received treatment with penicillamine are reviewed. Side effects occurred in 50 patients. Sixty patients were considered to be improved with the drug. Low and high maintenance regimes were compared. There was no significant difference in the incidence of side effects or clinical(More)