Jun 22, 2020
With COVID-19 and the question of whether glucocorticoids could be beneficial, this episode digs into the data on the use of glucocorticoids in the setting of infections, from pneumonia and septic arthritis, to meningitis and septic shock.
Jun 9, 2020
This episode delves into the history of Whipple’s disease — from its initial description, to the lengthy process of proving it’s an infectious disease.
May 20, 2020
This episode dives into the rare Whipple’s disease, focusing on the articular manifestations of this infectious masquerader and when a rheumatologist should consider it in the differential.
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Apr 23, 2020
This episode explores the history of cryoglobulinemic vasculitis, from the first person who froze a tube of blood and noticed something strange happened, to the discovery of hepatitis C. We also throw in how the lab test for cryoglobulins is performed and some of the data we have on therapy.
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Apr 8, 2020
In Part 2, I sit down with nephrologist Ali Mehdi, MD, and neurologist Ghulam Abbas Kharal, MD, MPH, to discuss their different specialty perspectives on working up patients with suspected cryoglobulinemic vasculitis.
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