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  1. Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an auto-inflammatory periodic disorder resulting from mutations in the Mediterranean fever gene. Although it is considered a polyserositis disease, neurological-associated...

    Authors: Hend Mohamed Abu Shady, Heba Taher Osman, Sherine Elshennawy and Mona Ahmed Kamel
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:34
  2. Systemic sclerosis (SSc)-systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) overlap syndrome is rarely described in the literature, and its morbidity and mortality remain high after the early onset of pulmonary arterial hyper...

    Authors: Ghali Bennani, Soukaina Zahri, Anas Boulahnach, Abdenasser Drighil and Rachida Habbal
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:32
  3. With the vision of healthy aging, the Egyptian Academy of Bone and Muscle Health followed an established guideline development process to create the Egyptian 24-h movement clinical guideline for adults aged 50...

    Authors: Yasser El Miedany, Mathias Toth, Susan Plummer, Maha El Gaafary, Safaa Mahran and Walaa Elwakil
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:31
  4. Remitting seronegative symmetrical synovitis with pitting edema (RS3PE) is a rare syndrome. The following case shows an atypical course of the disease with successful treatment. In addition, the accompanied re...

    Authors: Nils Schulz, Ulf Müller-Ladner, Uwe Lange and Philipp Klemm
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:30
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis is considered one of the most common chronic inflammatory autoimmune diseases that lead to affection of several joints, as well as extra-articular organ involvement.

    Authors: Traez Israel, Hala Abdulhady Saleh, Sahar Fathi Ahmed and Youssy Saeed Eshak Gergius
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:28
  6. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic autoimmune chronic inflammatory disease, causing progressive disability. Methotrexate (MTX) is the gold standard drug treatment for RA. Long-term use of MTX is associate...

    Authors: Hagar Ahmed Tawfik Kabil, Nahed Mounir Sherif, Mona Gamal Eldin Elhusseiny and Mary Atef Nassif
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:27
  7. Tumor necrosis factor inhibitors (TNFi) have emerged as an efficient therapeutic modality for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A ratio of patients does not give a response despite therapy. It remains a challenge to ...

    Authors: Amira Mohamed Khafagi, Doaa Mosad Mosa, Salah Hawaas and Eman Abdelrazek Hafez
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:26
  8. The wingless signaling pathway of bone development is inhibited by sclerostin, which may contribute to the etiology of ankylosing spondylitis.

    Authors: Nouran Medhat Abd El Samad Sakrana, Nevine Mohamed ElSayed Badr, Manar Ahmed Azab Hassan and Marwa Ahmed Kamel Hassan
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:25
  9. Regular exercise is essential in the treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), as the main goals of the treatment are to reduce pain, restore function, avoid disability and structural deterioration, and improv...

    Authors: Yasemin Tombak, Ozgur Zeliha Karaahmet, Ebru Umay, Ece Unlu Akyuz and Eda Gurcay
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:24
  10. Interleukin17 (IL17) is an important cytokine in host defense at mucosal surfaces and also mediates many autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In recent years, many types of research releva...

    Authors: Wenxia Yan, Minglu Li and Liyun Zhang
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:23
  11. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, inflammatory joint condition characterized by overproduction of pro-inflammatory cytokines. We aimed to assess TNF-α levels in both serum and synovial fluid in effusive ...

    Authors: Aya El Hassany, Samar Tharwat, Mostafa Mansour and Asmaa Farouk Enein
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:22
  12. Osteoporosis is a prevalent condition leading to an increased risk of bone fractures. Osteoporosis poses a worldwide public health concern, impacting over 200 million individuals and resulting in a staggering 1.6...

    Authors: Farzaneh Khoroushi, Ehsan Keykhosravi, Mohammad Taghi Shakeri, Masoumeh Salari, Ehsan Hassan Nejad, Asma Payandeh and Omid Salarzaei
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:20
  13. Spondyloarthritis is a well-known chronic inflammatory disorder; despite recent advances, its genetic basis remains poorly understood. Recently, long non-coding RNA (H19) was identified to be associated with v...

    Authors: A. I. EL-Zwawy, Eiman Soliman, Eman T. Elsayed and Mai M. Morsy
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:19
  14. Trabecular bone score (TBS) is a grayscale textural assessment resulting from a computed evaluation of pixel gray-level variations in previously obtained lumbar spine DXA images. It is an index of bone microar...

    Authors: Yasser El Miedany, Walaa Elwakil, Mohammed Hassan Abu-Zaid and Safaa Mahran
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:18
  15. Osteoarthritis OA is a common progressive disabling disease. Current research aims at finding therapies to prevent its progression. In this work, we assessed the therapeutic role of intra-articular injection o...

    Authors: Sherine Alaa El Din Mohamed Moussa, M. Gamal El Din Zaki, Manal Osman Mohamed, Asmaa A Abo Zeid and Dina A. Farrag
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:16
  16. There is a clear relationship between poor mental health, obesity, and osteoarthritis (OA). Individuals who experience symptoms of anxiety and depression are more likely to report higher levels of pain and dis...

    Authors: Naylan Fayez Wahba Khalil, Marwa Mohamed Hassan and Nehad Mohamed Elshatby
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:15
  17. Blepharoptosis is an abnormal drooping of the upper eyelid margin with the eye in the primary gaze position. The clinical evaluating tests of upper eyelid muscle function lack objectivity, while surface electr...

    Authors: Dalia S. Saif, Sameh Saad, Abdel Khalek El Saadany, Salma Elsaify and Asmma Y. Sharafeldin
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:14
  18. Authors: Shereen Ismail Fawaz, Shin-Ichi Izumi, Amr Saeed Zaki, Shaimaa Elmetwally Eldiasty, Amr Saadawy, Heba Gamal eldin Saber, May Farouk Gadallah and Hossam Salaheldin Labib
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:13

    The original article was published in Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:35

  19. The goal of the study is to ascertain how the pericardium and heart functions alter in patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) both during the acute phase and the period of subclinical inflammation.

    Authors: Yasemin Demir Yiğit, Özlem Karakuş Karatoprak, Elif Güzelsoy Ay, Muhammed Karabulut, Erdal Yılmaz and Metin Kaya Gürgöze
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:11
  20. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune lifelong disease. Systemic manifestations represent a significant aspect of the disease burden. This study aimed to assess sleep quality and psychosocial aspects amon...

    Authors: Maha S. I. Abdelrahman, Ahmad M. Shaddad, Waleed Gamal Elddin Khaleel, Esraa A. Talaat, Shady Mohamed Safwat and Sara Farrag
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:10
  21. This work aims to develop clinical practice recommendations for the management of systemic sclerosis (SSc).

    Authors: Yasser El Miedany, Khaled El Hadidi, Manal Mohamed El Menyawi, Maha El Gaafary, Ahmed Abdel-Nasser, Atef Abdel Azim, Waleed Hassan, Mohamed Mortada, Samar Abd Alhamed Tabra, Sally Saber, Ibrahim Amer, Engi Seif E. Shaker, Dina Maria and Mohamed Hassan Abu-Zaid
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:9
  22. By 2030, approximately 22.6 million individuals in Egypt will be older than 50 years and prone to develop osteoporosis and are at risk of sustaining a fragility fracture. Osteoporotic fragility fractures, and ...

    Authors: Yasser El Miedany, Maha El Gaafary, Naglaa Gadallah, Safaa Mahran, Mohamed Hassan Abu-Zaid, Waleed Hassan and Walaa Elwakil
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:8
  23. To assess the relationship between the triad of obesity, fracture risk factors, and osteoporosis and its impact on fragility fractures.

    Authors: Yasser El Miedany, Maha El Gaafary, Safaa Mahran, Naglaa Gadallah, Atef Abdel Azim, Waleed Hassan, Mohammed Hassan Abu-Zaid, Radwa H. Shalaby, Samar abd Alhamed Tabra and Walaa Elwakil
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:7
  24. The aim of this work is to set up the standards for performing musculoskeletal ultrasound scans and reporting as an additional procedure in the rheumatology setting. We used two rounds of the Delphi approach t...

    Authors: Yasser El Miedany, Maha El Gaafary, Mohamed Mortada, Nouran Abaz, Waleed Hassan, Mona Mansour, Neven Mahmoud Fouda, Hala Lotfy Fayed, Radwa Mostafa ELkhouly, Safaa Mahran, Hanan S. Abozaid, Hany M. Ali, Ahmed Radwan, Basant Elnady, Eiman Soliman and Mohammed Hassan Abu-Zaid
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:6
  25. The aim of this work is to develop guidelines for health care professionals in the giant cell arteritis diagnosis and management, based on patients’ stratification and targeted outcome measures.

    Authors: Y El Miedany, M El Gaafary, M Toth, A Abdel Azim, D Palmer, G Dolbear, D Affam, W Hassan, SA Tabra, S Saber and MH Abu-zaid
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:5
  26. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common entrapment neuropathy. It is clinically presented by nocturnal pain, paresthesia, and weakness in the distribution of the median nerve. However, extra-median symptoms m...

    Authors: Walaa Elwakil, Hussein Elmoghazy Sultan, Marwa Hassan, Mohamed Elshafei and Esraa Hammad
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:3
  27. Assessment of disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is crucial to optimize the response to treatment and prevent radiographic progression. DAS28 is the most commonly used disease activity index, which ...

    Authors: Sarah Sayed El-Tawab, Lamya Mohamed Moharram, Gihan Abdellatif Younis, Nermeen Ahmed EL Dabah and Hoda Mohamed Adel-Naby
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:4
  28. Pelvic floor disorders are a common, yet debatable medical challenge. The management of fecal incontinence (FI) has always been a puzzle as it is a multifactorial problem that needs a skilled specialized teamw...

    Authors: Naglaa A. Gadallah, Abeer K. El Zohiery, Youssy S. Gergius and Shaymaa A. Moussa
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:65
  29. Pulmonary involvement is still regarded as a common cause of morbidity in Polymyositis/Dermatomyositis. Interstitial lung disease can result in potentially fatal consequences such as ventilatory failure, secon...

    Authors: Mayada Khalil, Ali Ibrahim Fouda, Nashwa Ahmed Amin, Ahmed Saied Mohammed Ali, Ghada Mohammed Shams and Soheir Hussein Sheiha
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:64
  30. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease resulting in disability as well as joint damage. Early diagnosis and treatment are crucial for improving outcomes. RA patients have a twofold elevate...

    Authors: Arwa S. Amer, Amal Fathy Soliman, Mohamed “ Mohamed Hosny” Fahem, A L-Shaimaa Mahmoud AL-Tabbakh and Samah Abdelbaset Hussein
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:63
  31. (1) This was a multi-center, cross-sectional, observational study. Both old men and postmenopausal women over 50 years old who were admitted with an osteoporotic fracture (whether hip fracture or major osteopo...

    Authors: Yasser El Miedany, Maha El Gaafary, Naglaa Gadallah, Walaa Elwakil, Waleed Hassan, Nihal Fathi, Mohammed Hassan Abu-Zaid, Samar abd Alhamed Tabra, Radwa H. Shalaby and Safaa Mahran
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:62
  32. Lateral elbow pain is a prevalent musculoskeletal disorder affecting the elbow’s epicondyle region. One form of lateral elbow pain is lateral epicondylitis, which is a degenerative disorder of the musculotendi...

    Authors: Sally A El-Leithy, Nahla Nader Adly and Salwa Galal
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:61
  33. The present study aimed to investigate the efficacy of a comprehensive rehabilitation program on quality of life, anxiety, fatigue, and functional status in post-COVID-19 patients admitted to a specialized reh...

    Authors: Bilge Kesikburun, Ayşe Merve Ata, Pınar Borman, Elif Esen Özdemir, Elif Becenen, Nurdan Metin and Ebru Alemdaroğlu
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:60
  34. Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a well-known multi-system connective tissue disease, it has an unidentified aetiology that is characterised by abnormal immune system activation, vascular injury, which may progress...

    Authors: Noha Hosni Ibrahim, Yasser Abd-Elaziz Abd-Elhamid, Refaat Mostafa El Tanawy, Rasha Abdel Hameed and Hanaa Alaa Mahmoud Elbastawesy
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:59
  35. Authors: Ahmet Kivanc Cengiz
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:58
  36. Trigger finger is one of the most common causes of pain and dysfunction. The aim of our study was to compare the effectiveness of shock wave therapy versus local corticosteroid injection in the treatment of tr...

    Authors: Sally A. El-Leithy, Nahla Nader Adly, Rana Mohamed Taha and Nermin H. El-Gharbawy
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:57
  37. Despite the recent advances in the management of inflammatory arthritis, a considerable proportion of arthritis patients remain symptomatic. This cohort has recently been identified as ‘difficult to treat’ (D2...

    Authors: Yasser El Miedany, Mohammed Hassan Abu-Zaid, Maha El Gaafary, Mona Mansour, Mohamed Elwy, Deborah Palmer, Nihal Fathi, Waleed Hassan, Mohamed Mortada, Mervat Eissa, Samar Abdelhamed Tabra, Salwa Galal, Nermeen Fouad, Rehab Ali Ibrahim, Basma Medhat, Yasmin Adel…
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:56
  38. The aim of the study was to investigate the association of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte (NLR) and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratios (PLR) with standard inflammation parameters, including erythrocyte sedimentation rate...

    Authors: Valentina Živković, Tatjana Cvetković, Biljana Radovanović Dinić and Vladimir Jurišić
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:55
  39. Patients with peripheral neuropathy (PN) have subtle central pathology that might contribute to cognitive impairment. P300 is a cognitive potential that is connected to both sensory and cognitive processes. Su...

    Authors: Mohammad Mejahed, Amira M. Ibrahim, Tamer Haydara, Salma Ragab and Takwa A. Gabr
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:53
  40. Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a degenerative disease that affects all parts of the joint including the surrounding ligaments, tendons, and muscles. Biomechanical changes that occur in KOA cause aggravation of s...

    Authors: Yousra Hisham Abdel-Fattah, Mowaffak Moustafa Abdel Hamid, Sara Ibraheem Mohamed Seleem Metawaa and Sarah Sayed Eltawab
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:52
  41. Although several cytokines and markers have been recognized to assess disease activity in Behçet’s disease (BD), they are not routinely utilized in daily practice. This study aimed at assessing the usefulness ...

    Authors: Yasmin Adel, Yousra Sadeq and Shereen A. Machaly
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:51
  42. Stroke is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide, with hand and arm weakness, affecting the patients’ daily activities and quality of life. Recently, repetitive peripheral magnetic stimulation (rPMS...

    Authors: Shereen Ismail Fawaz, Shin-Ichi Izumi, Amr Saeed Zaki, Shaimaa Elmetwally Eldiasty, Amr Saadawy, Heba Gamal eldin Saber, May Farouk Gadallah and Hossam Salaheldin Labib
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:35

    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2024 51:13

  43. This work studies the direct cost of hip fractures in Egypt. The direct cost was calculated based on the incidence of hip fracture in Egypt retrieved from the national database. The result of this work raises ...

    Authors: Yasser El Miedany, Maha El Gaafary, Naglaa Gadallah, Safaa Mahran, Nihal Fathi, Mohammed Hassan Abu-Zaid, Samar abd Alhamed Tabra, Radwa H. Shalaby, Belal Abdelrafea, Waleed Hassan, Osama Farouk, Mahmoud Nafady, Ahmed Mohamed Farghaly, Shereef Ibrahim Mohamed Ibrahim, Mohamed Abdelfattah Ali, Karim Mohamed Elmaradny…
    Citation: Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation 2023 50:50

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