Case Studies and Clinical Highlights Archive

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Management of Pregnancy in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Management of Pregnancy in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) should be cared for by a team of specialized healthcare providers to facilitate individualized care, which is especially important in the setting of pregnancy, which is considered high risk in EDS. Rheumatologists can provide valuable input, including assessment of joint laxity, providing analgesia for joint pain, and coordinating care to ensure maximum joint protection and function. Engage in this case study to review the management of EDS in pregnancy and to take a knowledge assessment.

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Diagnosis of Pulmonary Involvement in Systemic Sclerosis

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Diagnosis of Pulmonary Involvement in Systemic Sclerosis

Engage in this case study to test your diagnostic ability to differentiate pulmonary hypertension in the setting of systemic sclerosis.

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Perioperative Considerations in Ankylosing Spondylitis

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Perioperative Considerations in Ankylosing Spondylitis

Although surgery can present challenges in patients with ankylosing spondylitis, awareness of situations and conditions warranting special attention can ensure optimal patient outcomes. Review this case study to explore appropriate pre-, peri-, and postoperative approaches. A knowledge-based assessment is also provided.

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