Sheila Jacobs

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Chronic Pain in Pachyonychia Congenita May Have Neuropathic Origin

Chronic Pain in Pachyonychia Congenita May Have Neuropathic Origin

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Chronic pain experienced by patients with pachyonychia congenita may be caused by damage to the peripheral nerve fibers, with the hyperalgesia and allodynia observed in affected regions likely to be manifestations of peripheral sensitization.

Intranasal Sumatriptan Increases Risk for Taste Disturbance

Intranasal Sumatriptan Increases Risk for Taste Disturbance

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The use of intranasal sumatriptan is an effective treatment for patients with acute migraine attacks; however, future investigations are needed to better understand differences in routes of administration and other therapies for migraine.

Recurrent Headache in Childhood and Risk for Headache in Adulthood

Recurrent Headache in Childhood and Risk for Headache in Adulthood

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Children who experience any type of recurrent headache at school entry are at an increased risk for the development of headaches in young adulthood.

Guidelines for Biosimilar Use for Treatment of Rheumatologic Diseases

Guidelines for Biosimilar Use for Treatment of Rheumatologic Diseases

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Consensus recommendations on the use of biosimilars for the treatment of patients with rheumatologic diseases were recently published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.

Is Hand Osteoarthritis Associated With BMI, Smoking, or Alcohol Consumption?

Is Hand Osteoarthritis Associated With BMI, Smoking, or Alcohol Consumption?

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Researchers examined alcohol consumption, smoking status, and body mass index as variables impacting patients' risk of osteoarthritis development or progression.

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