We found that 79% of febrile illness cases with polyarthralgia
in Chiapas State during late 2014 were caused by CHIKV.
An 81-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with a 2-week history of fever, polyarthralgia
, sore throat, and erythematous rash.
We present a case of a patient whose initial complaints were fever, cough, sore throat, chest pain, and migratory polyarthralgia
and polyarthritis, which were misdiagnosed as acute rheumatic fever (ARF).
and limited range of motion remained despite treatment.
There was history of recurrent appendicular polyarthralgia
over the last 6 months, with one episode of a nondeforming arthritis.
Clinical and laboratory findings may aid in the diagnosis because they include findings associated with autoimmunity (ie, polyarthralgia
, rheumatoid arthritis, glomerulonephritis, asthma, diabetes mellitus, polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia, rheumatoid factor, antinuclear antibodies, and reversal of the CD4:CD8 ratio).
Ohta H, Tazawa R, Nakamura A, et al: Acute-onset sarcoidosis with erythema nodosum and polyarthralgia
(Lofgren's syndrome) in Japan: a case report and a review of the literature.
Case 6: 71-yr-old woman with long-standing severe marital stress, polymyalgia, polyarthralgia
, and cystitis.
Although a direct correlation could not be proven in this case, following her exposure to Proplast-Teflon, she developed multiple sclerosis, polyarthralgia
, fibromyalgia, seizure disorder, and severe dysfunction of her immune system.
migraine, chronic headache), fibromyalgia, polyarthralgia
, chronic back pain, and joint pain (including ankle, knee, shoulder, or wrist).
When the patient developed polyarthralgia
and sinusitis, he was treated and responded well to low-dose steroids and oral CYC (100 mg/d).
These women did have a higher prevalence of musculoskeletal complaints-particularly polyarthralgia
and fibromyalgia symptoms-compared with controls, Dr.