[Rheumatic diseases in black Africa].

@article{Mijiyawa1993RheumaticDI,
  title={[Rheumatic diseases in black Africa].},
  author={Moustafa Mijiyawa},
  journal={Revue du rhumatisme},
  year={1993},
  volume={60 6},
  pages={451-7}
}
There have been few epidemiological studies of bone and joint diseases in black Africa. Available data were generated by hospital studies which were inevitably flawed by selection bias. They found that the incidence and/or severity of rheumatoid arthritis were reduced in West Africa but not in urban areas of Southern and East Africa, as compared with industrialized countries. Ankylosing spondylitis was infrequent. The human immunodeficiency virus epidemic can be expected to increase the… CONTINUE READING

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The main causes of hip symptoms were sickle cell anemia and hemoglobin C disease whose manifestations include bone necrosis , osteomyelitis , and attacks of bone and joint pain .
The main causes of hip symptoms were sickle cell anemia and hemoglobin C disease whose manifestations include bone necrosis , osteomyelitis , and attacks of bone and joint pain .
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Low back pain and sciatica due to disc herniation were as common as in Europe .
Low back pain and sciatica due to disc herniation were as common as in Europe .
Low back pain and sciatica due to disc herniation were as common as in Europe .
Low back pain and sciatica due to disc herniation were as common as in Europe .
The main causes of hip symptoms were sickle cell anemia and hemoglobin C disease whose manifestations include bone necrosis , osteomyelitis , and attacks of bone and joint pain .
The main causes of hip symptoms were sickle cell anemia and hemoglobin C disease whose manifestations include bone necrosis , osteomyelitis , and attacks of bone and joint pain .
Low back pain and sciatica due to disc herniation were as common as in Europe .
SciaticaIs related toBack Pain
Low back pain and sciatica due to disc herniation were as common as in Europe .
Low back pain and sciatica due to disc herniation were as common as in Europe .
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