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We describe two patients with acute recurrent focal myositis affecting discrete muscle groups. Sepsis was initially suspected in both cases and excluded only after surgical intervention. Spontaneous remissions occurred and extensive investigations have not demonstrated a precipitating cause.
We describe two patients with Behçet's disease who developed mild symptoms of chronic upper limb arterial insufficiency. Angiography revealed multiple arterial occlusions. Slowly progressive arterial involvement may occur in Behçet's disease in the absence of significant symptoms.
Fluoroquinolone-associated tendinopathy is well described. This adverse effect however does not appear to be widely known among medical practitioners. We hereby described a case of ciprofloxacin-associated tendinopathy for which the adverse drug reaction was not suspected initially and the patient was inappropriately reassured and incorrectly advised to… (More)
The construction of an ileoanal pouch in patients who have undergone total colectomy for ulcerative colitis is claimed to be associated with the development of arthritis. The pattern and prevalence of reported musculoskeletal symptoms in the 15 patients with ileoanal pouches attending our hospital was not significantly different to a control group of 60… (More)