Chikungunya arthritis: an emerging rheumatologic problem

  title={Chikungunya arthritis: an emerging rheumatologic problem},
  author={Fernando Antonio Glasner},
  • Fernando Antonio Glasner
  • Published 2018
For the rheumatologist, the main interest in the disease is the possibility of progressing with chronic debilitating arthritis. By the way, in the Makonde language of Tanzania, where the disease was first described, chikungunya means “that which bends up”, because of intensity of the pain, in a clear reference to the musculoskeletal involvement of the… CONTINUE READING

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