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1982 Trochanteric bursitis - a frequent cause of 'hip' pain in rheumatoid arthritis

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Description: One hundred consecutive patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were examined for the presence of trochanteric bursitis. This condition was found in 15. Ten patients responded to a single local injection of corticosteroid and the remaining 5 to a second injection. Trochanteric bursitis is an underdiagnosed, easily remediable cause of pain in RA. Specific examination for in presence should be a routine in all patients with RA, especially those with hip pain.
Trochanteric bursitis--a frequent cause of 'hip' pain in rheumatoid arthritis. D Raman, I Haslock Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 1982;41:602-603 Full text

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Raman & Haslock
Institution: Ann Rheum Dis.
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Language: English

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