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Palindromic Rheumatism | Risk Factors for Development of Connective Tissue Disorder

Purpose:

To identify a patient with palindromic rheumatism who is at risk for developing a connective tissue disorder over time.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology
Orthopedic Surgery
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, response to therapy, disease progression

ICD-10:

M12.3

Description:

Gonzalez-Lopez et al identified risk factors for progression to a connective tissue disorder in a patient with palindromic rheumatism. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

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