The reported prevalence of articular manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
varies, but with sub-Saharan Africa accounting for almost 70% of the people living with HIV,
this results in a considerable burden of disease in the region. The spectrum of clinical
presentation described, includes articular pain syndrome, HIV-associated arthropathy and
seronegative spondyloarthropathies, among others. This brief review serves to create
awareness of the clinical and imaging presentation of this spectrum of disease as there is
significant morbidity associated with these conditions if treatment is delayed.
Matthee, Pierre Armand(University of Pretoria, 2014)
The goal of the study was to explore and describe how arthritis patients experience the
influence of arthritis on their quality of life after commencing with biologic arthritis medication.
In order to achieve this goal, ...
Meyer, P.W.A. (Pieter Willem Adriaan); Hodkinson, Bridget; Ally, Mahmood Moosa Tar Mahomed; Musenge, Eustasius; Wadee, Ahmed A.; Fickl, Heidi; Tikly, Mohammed; Anderson, Ronald(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2010)
Our objective was to analyse the relationship between circulating cytokines, autoantibodies, acute phase reactants, and disease
activity in DMARDs-na¨ıve rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients (n = 140). All cytokines were ...
Komolafe, Ayoola Oluwakayode; Ally, Mahmood Moosa Tar Mahomed; Van Tonder, Jacob John; Greeff, O.B.W. (Oppel Bernhardt Wilhelm), 1948-(Medpharm Publications, NISC (Pty) Ltd and Cogent, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015-01)
The anti-inflammatory properties of statins are well documented. The aim of this study was to determine if statins
may offer therapeutic benefits in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients that are also at risk for cardiovascular ...