Proceedings of the 5th Annual Perspectives in Rheumatic Diseases

Daniel E. Furst, Brian Mandell, Leonard H. Calabrese, Jennifer C. Cather, Daniel J. Clauw, Atul Deodhar, Joel M. Kremer, E. Michael Lewiecki, Maureen McMahon, Christopher C. Ritchlin

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Objectives: Update on rheumatic diseases and their intersection with dermatology. Results: This continuing medical education conference included more than 25 presentations and interactive sessions from leading experts in managing rheumatic diseases, comorbid conditions and related dermatologic diseases. Multiple areas were discussed, including: treating newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis; comparing Biologics in rheumatoid arthritis; examining changed approaches to treating SLE, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout and vasculitis. Also visited were new understandings regarding chronic pain and osteoporosis. Conclusions: Multiple presentations and interactive sessions from leading experts in the management of rheumatic diseases emphasized the interconnection between rheumatology and dermatology. Practical management approaches to both specialties and their sequelae were discussed. Additional content from the conference is available at and through Rheumatology News at

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)416-419
Number of pages4
JournalSeminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Ankylosing
  • Biologics
  • Gout
  • Hyperuricemia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pain
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rheumatology
  • Spondylitis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Vasculitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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