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SUMMARY High bone mineral density on routine dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) may indicate an underlying skeletal dysplasia. Two hundred fifty-eight individuals with unexplained high bone mass (HBM), 236 relatives (41% with HBM) and 58 spouses were studied. Cases could not float, had mandible enlargement, extra bone, broad frames, larger shoe sizes(More)
OBJECTIVES To summarize the changes in rheumatology provision and working practice that have occurred on the basis of the results of the 1997, 1999 and 2001 surveys carried out to update the British Society for Rheumatology/Arthritis Research Campaign Rheumatology Workforce Register. METHODS The Workforce Register includes all consultant rheumatologists(More)
7 Rheumatologists in the former South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) have undertaken regional audits of their outpatient workloads on five occasions from 1988 w1x to 1994 w2x. These spanned the introduction of the NHS reforms of 1991 w3x, for which proper evaluation was not undertaken either before or during their introduction. The rheumatology(More)
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