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Unusual case of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis

The authors present a rare case of sporadic chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis in which the patient eventually developed cytoplasmic anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies-associated renal vasculitis and hyperparathyroidism [read more].
Snipaitiene A et al. Pediatr Rheumatol 2018; 16: 49. doi: 10.1186/s12969-018-0267-4

27-07-2018 | Bone diseases | Case report | Article

Unusual case of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis

The authors present a rare case of sporadic chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis in which the patient eventually developed cytoplasmic anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies-associated renal vasculitis and hyperparathyroidism.

Snipaitiene A et al. Pediatr Rheumatol 2018; 16: 49. doi: 10.1186/s12969-018-0267-4

26-06-2018 | Osteoporosis | News

USPSTF issues recommendations for osteoporosis screening

The US Preventive Services Task Force has published a recommendation statement on screening for osteoporosis to reduce fracture risk.

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JAMA 2018; 319: 2521–2531, 2532–2551
JAMA Intern Med 2018; Advance online publication

26-06-2018 | Osteoporosis | Article

Clinical characteristics and bisphosphonates treatment of rare pregnancy- and lactation-associated osteoporosis

Li L et al. Clin Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s10067-018-4185-0

12-06-2018 | Osteoporosis | Article

Characteristics of recurrent fractures

Kanis JA et al. Osteoporos Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00198-018-4502-0

31-05-2018 | Osteoporosis | View from the clinic | Article

Monitoring bone health with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in pediatric patients

Advisory board member and consultant endocrinologist Malachi McKenna summarizes the use of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in monitoring bone health and diagnosing low bone mineral mass in children.

Author:
Malachi McKenna

02-05-2018 | Osteoporosis | Review | Article

Novel imaging modalities in osteoporosis diagnosis and risk stratification

Haque S et al. Curr Treat Options in Rheum 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40674-018-0099-x

30-04-2018 | Osteoarthritis | Article

Effects of glucosamine in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Ogata T et al. Clin Rheumatol 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10067-018-4106-2

05-02-2018 | Osteoporosis | Article

Peripheral DXA measurement around ankle joint to diagnose osteoporosis as assessed by central DXA measurement

Sung KH et al. Skeletal Radiol 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00256-018-2876-x

03-02-2018 | Osteoporosis | Article

FRAX calculated without BMD does not correctly identify Caucasian men with densitometric evidence of osteoporosis

Hamdy RC et al. Osteoporos Int 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00198-017-4368-6

10-01-2018 | Osteoporosis | Article

Feasibility of opportunistic osteoporosis screening in routine contrast-enhanced multi detector computed tomography (MDCT) using texture analysis

Mookiah MRK et al. Osteoporos Int 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00198-017-4342-3

18-12-2017 | Osteoporosis | News

Community-based screening may reduce hip fracture risk in older women

Results of the UK SCOOP trial suggest that screening for osteoporosis-related fracture risk in older women is feasible and may reduce the incidence of hip fractures relative to standard care.

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Lancet 2017; Advance online publication

04-08-2017 | Osteoporosis | Review | Article

Opportunistic screening for osteoporosis using body CT scans obtained for other indications: The UW experience

The authors suggest that opportunistic osteoporosis screening using L1 trabecular attenuation can reliably identify patients with osteoporosis based on the clinical standard of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry.

Lee SJ, Pickhardt PJ. Clinic Rev Bone Miner Metab 2017;15:128–137. doi:10.1007/s12018-017-9235-7

01-07-2017 | Rheumatoid arthritis | Article

Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug effect of denosumab on radiographic progression in rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review of the literature

The authors review the effect of denosumab on osteoarticular erosive lesions in rheumatoid arthritis and study the potential effects of denosumab on disease activity, joint space narrowing, functional capacity, and safety.

Boleto G, Dramé M, Lambrecht I, Eschard JP, Salmon JH. Clin Rheumatol 2017;36:1699–1706. doi:10.1007/s10067-017-3722-6

15-06-2017 | Osteoporosis | Review | Article

Osteoporosis in children with chronic illnesses: Diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment

In this review, the authors summarize recent literature addressing the risk factors, evaluation, and treatment for early bone fragility in patients with osteoporosis.

Grover M, Bachrach LK. Curr Osteoporos Rep 2017;15:271–282. doi:10.1007/s11914-017-0371-2

19-04-2017 | Osteoporosis | Review | Article

UK clinical guideline for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis

This guideline, accredited by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence, provides an overview of the assessment and management of osteoporosis for all healthcare professionals who are involved in its management.

Compston J, Cooper A, Cooper C et al. Arch Osteoporos 2017;12:43. doi:10.1007/s11657-017-0324-5

07-04-2017 | Osteoporosis | Review | Article

Osteoporosis: A discussion on the past 5 years

This review covers the recent advances in osteoporosis, including: Patient education, atypical femur fractures, vitamin supplementation, medication advances, post-fracture management, and screening/diagnostic modalities.

Schweser KM, Crist BD. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med 2017;10:265–274. doi:10.1007/s12178-017-9410-y

17-03-2017 | Osteoporosis | Review | Article

Transient osteoporosis of the hip: Review of the literature

The authors provide an overview of transient osteoporosis of the hip, covering the epidemiology, pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications of the condition.1

Asadipooya K, Graves L, Greene LW. Osteoporos Int 2017;28:1805–1816. doi:10.1007/s00198-017-3952-0

07-03-2017 | Osteoporosis | Review | Article

Pediatric osteoporosis: Diagnosis and treatment considerations

Osteoporosis is increasingly recognized in children due to the increased prevalence of disorders associated with bone loss. This review explores diagnosis and treatment considerations in this population.

Marrani E et al. Drugs 2017;77:679–695. doi:10.1007/s40265-017-0715-3

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