Hani Almoallim

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Arthralgic disorders involving various rheumatic manifestations are commonly observed in HIV patients. Available therapies for HIV-associated rheumatic syndromes include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for pain management, disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (e.g., methotrexate), and antitumor necrosis factor-alpha therapies. However, treatment of(More)
  • H Almoallim
  • Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue…
  • 2011
To determine knowledge and skills competencies in internal medicine for the undergraduate curriculum in Saudi Arabia, competencies were identified based on group work utilizing common textbooks. The Delphi Technique was used as a consensus method to determine and prioritize competencies in internal medicine. A group of 20 clinicians rated the identified(More)
There are no generally accepted diagnostic criteria for primary systemic vasculitis, and the application of classification as diagnostic criteria is not feasible and may even be misleading. We report a case of a 13-year-old boy with acute abdomen who was found to have isolated eosinophilic mesenteric vasculitis with extensive thrombosis and splenic(More)
Deficiencies in musculoskeletal (MSK) examination skills among internal medicine residents can cause serious outcomes. We report a case of systemic lupus erythematosus with active arthritis where the diagnosis was delayed for 7 days after hospital admission due to the lack of basic skills in MSK examination.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disorder characterized by progressive inflammatory synovitis and destruction of articular cartilage and marginal bone. Joint erosion can be seen within 6 months of disease onset in the majority of patients and occurs more rapidly in the first year than in late-stage disease [1]. Historical studies have(More)
The primary objective of this study is to describe the demographics and clinical characteristics of patients with Poncet’s disease (PD) in the Makkah region in Saudi Arabia, where tuberculosis is on the rise. The secondary objective is conducting a PD systematic literature review to compare our findings. We studied seven patients who presented with(More)
Biological therapies are supposed to trigger the development of autoimmune diseases. We report a case of a 27-year old woman presenting with drug induced systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) associated with infliximab therapy. The development of paradoxical inflammation in immune-mediated inflammatory diseases patients treated with anti TNF-α suggests that an(More)
This paper aims to explore the assessment of patients with rheumatologic diseases, especially rheumatoid arthritis (RA), before undergoing orthopedic surgery. Perioperative assessment ensures an early diagnosis of the patient's medical condition, overall health, medical co-morbidities, and the assessment of the risk factors associated with the proposed(More)
In this report, we introduce a case of erosive polyarthritis in a 55-year-old female diagnosed with Mycobacterium abscessus pulmonary infection. Her arthritis has been worsened after use of DMARDs. The patient demonstrated a significant response to the antimicrobial regimen that was administered. We call special attention to the possibility of Mycobacterium(More)