Category Archives: The Rheuma Muse

The 9 Muses are daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, Greek goddesses personifying the inspiration for the sciences and the arts.
My highly opinionated news-blog draws inspiration from both the science and the art of Rheumatology.

Chondrocalcinosis: Unmet Needs

Unmet Needs in Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease Examining Unmet Needs of Joint Disease Associated With Calcium Pyrophosphate Crystal Deposition
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Chondrocalcinosis: Ultrasound

Ultrasound Reliably Identifies Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease Identification of calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPPD) by ultrasound: reliability of the OMERACT definitions in an extended set of joints—an international multiobserver study by the OMERACT Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease Ultrasound Subtask Force One year in review 2017: ultrasound in crystal arthritis E. Naredo, A. Iagnocco
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Chondrocalcinosis: Associations

Calcium-Containing Crystals and Osteoarthritis: an Unhealthy Alliance Purpose of Review Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of joint disease globally and is associated with significant morbidity and… Dose-response relationship between lower serum magnesium level and higher prevalence of knee chondrocalcinosis The aim was to assess serum magnesium levels in relation to prevalence of…
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Gout Roundup

Current and Emerging Drug Options in the Treatment of Gout Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research,… Good News from ACR17 - Gout Current Rheumatology Reports, Topical Collection on Crystal Arthritis
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