Articles in The Rheumatologist

The Rheumatologist Vol 9 Number 2 The Rheumatologist as Detective

What does this patient’s work as a pig farmer have to do with his illness? Follow along to learn how the clues point to the correct diagnosis.

The Rheumatologist Vol 9 Number 8 Rheumatoid arthritis vs Lyme

When the patient says she has one disease and the tests say something else. Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Lyme Disease by Dr. Chuck.

The Rheumatologist Vol 10 Number 9 The Patient’s Choice

What happens when you’re the patient’ second or third choice?! What is the Patient’s real goal? The Patient’s Choice by Dr. Chuck.

The Rheumatologist Vol 10 Number 12 Breast implants and autoimmune disease

Lupus or Mass Somatization? Learn how Dr. Chuck tackled diagnosing the cascade of symptoms reported by silicone breast implant recipients. Bonus

The Rheumatologist Vol 11 Number 7 Stiff Man

The Stiff Man by Dr. Chuck. A tragic and curious case of ankylosing spondylitis. How a young man with a chronic illness finds meaning in life.

The Rheumatologist Vol 12 Number 10 The Mystery of Lupus

The case of a 13-year-old girl with life-threatening onset systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by Dr. Chuck. Can you solve this mystery case?