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Update in Assessment and Treatment of Patients with Psoriasis Vulgaris with Dr. Anthony P. Fernandez

 Dr. Anthony Fernandez presents "Update in Assessment and Treatment of Patients with Psoriasis Vulgaris" by first reviewing the general features of psoriasis vulgaris. He then discusses the systemic inflammatory nature of psoriasis and select comorbid diseases, and the key aspects of clinical assessment of patients. After, he provides an update in treatment options for moderate-to-severe psoriasis.

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Axial Aching: Three Different Presentations with Dr. Lyn Shue

In this presentation, Dr. Lyn Shue presents Polymyalgia, Polymyositis, and Fibromyalgia by discussing pathophysioloy, site, weakness, pain, lab and Rx. She does this though the use of scans and medical illustrations. She also discusses treatment approaches, diagnostic approaches, and management. 

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Vasculitis with Dr. Charles Moore

In this lecture, Dr. Moore presents Vasculitis. He begins by giving a broad and simple definition of vasculitis before moving on to different cases. He then goes on to discuss various types of vasculitis from large-vessel vasculitis to small-vessel vasculitis.

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Grand Rounds: Lupus Nephritis with Dr. Rovin

Dr. Rovin covers the current recommendations on management of Lupus nephritis from a nephrologist's perspective. This is a case-based presentation that is data-driven;  it covers the presentation, diagnostic criteria, indications for biopsy and treatment options for Lupus nephritis.

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Spondylarthropathies (Part One) with Dr. Moore

In this first of a two part series, Dr. Charles Moore discusses ankylosing spondylitis,  polymyositis/dermatomyositis, inclusion body myositis, anti-synthetase syndrome and scleroderma including epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic criteria and treatments. 

Charles Moore, M.D.

Dr. Moore is an assistant professor of Medicine at University of Louisville in the department of Rheumatology. He trained in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at University of Louisville and then completed a fellowship in Rheumatology at Vanderbilt University.  

He staffs the adolescent transition clinic for the older patients in pediatric rheumatology and the lupus clinic monthly and the faculty practice clinic several times per week.

Dr Moore's clinical research interests in health services include early detection in both RA and SLE and interventions aimed at enhanced follow-up rates in both these illness and in adolescents.

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