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Rheumatoid-like deformities in Parkinson's disease with 1-year follow-up: case report and literature review.
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PMID:  19727735     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rheumatoid-like deformities in joints are uncommon in patients with Parkinson's disease and easy to be misdiagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Therefore, unnecessary treatment is often initiated. Here, we report a case of a 60-year-old woman with Parkinson's disease developing a rheumatoid-like joint deformities, and evaluate 1-year follow-up outcome. We also review the literature and discuss the clinical characteristics, possible pathogenesis, and treatment strategy of these cases.
Authors:
Xiaoming Shu; Guochun Wang; Xin Lu; Yao Xie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-09-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Rheumatology international     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1437-160X     ISO Abbreviation:  Rheumatol. Int.     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8206885     Medline TA:  Rheumatol Int     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1493-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.
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