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desert rheumatism

A nickname for coccidioidomycosis, an infection of the lungs and skin caused by inhaling a fungus commonly found in arid areas. She's been coughing nonstop since her trip to the desert—I hope she doesn't have desert rheumatism.
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It is a misconception that rheumatism is just one disease but the reality is that it is a source of many other diseases.
the courses are intended for rheumatism and other musculoskeletal disorders (adults, children and adolescents).
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No disability pension could be awarded for my rheumatism which in their opinion had not been caused or aggravated by War service.
Palindromic rheumatism is an uncommon condition characterized by irregular, recurrent episodes of mostly oligoarticular arthritis with peri- and para-articular tissue inflammation that can last from a few hours to several days with variable symptom-free intervals.
The patient's condition met the 2010 American College of Rheumatology/European League against Rheumatism criteria for rheumatoid arthritis (https://www.
Unlike most types of arthritis, palindromic rheumatism leads to sporadic attacks of joint pain and inflammation.
The prisoner Inam Hasanat suffers from migraine, while the prisoner Ayat Mahfouz has lost sight in her right eye, and Nahil Abu Aisha suffers from rheumatism, PPS added.
A new study presented at the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism in July suggests that one in eight patients at risk of developing a serious adverse drug event (ADE) is taking over-the-counter (OTC) non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), often to treat a musculoskeletal complaint such as arthritis.
Results from this 32-year, retrospective study are published in Arthritis and Rheumatism and show that the cumulative dose of the immunosuppressive drug, cyclophosphamide was associated with lower risk of relapse, while GI involvement was linked to increased relapse risk in children.
The company processes the raw form of the plant into a range of derivative supplements for humans but they also manufacture a powder for treating rheumatism in dogs and horses.
Findings reported in Arthritis & Rheumatism suggest a protective effect for increased vitamin D levels against knee osteoarthritis pain, which is greater African Americans compared to those of European ancestry.
The research, published in the September 28, 2012 issue of Arthritis and Rheumatism, indicated that the gout flare risk decreased with increasing cherry consumption of up to three servings over two days.
The day was first celebrated in 1996 by Arthritis Rheumatism International and is now a worldwide event, bringing arthritis sufferers together to get their voices heard.
A 79-YEAR-OLD who suffers from rheumatism has achieved a prestigious black belt in a challenging martial art.