H. HAROLD FRIEDMAN, M.D.; SHELDON SCHWARTZ, M.D.; MAX TRUBEK, M.D.; OTTO STEINBROCKER, M.D.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
The term "diffuse collagen diseases" was introduced by Klemperer and his co-workers1 to identify a group of disorders characterized by morphologic changes in the connective tissues of the body. Although perhaps other diseases should also be included, rheumatic fever, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus erythematosus disseminatus, polyarteritis nodosa, diffuse scleroderma and dermatomyositis are currently recognized as members of this group.
In the voluminous literature on various aspects of the collagen diseases, scant attention has been paid to the rheumatic manifestations of diseases in this group other than rheumatic fever and rheumatoid arthritis. The purpose of this report is to review the pertinent
FRIEDMAN HH, SCHWARTZ S, TRUBEK M, et al. THE "PARARHEUMATIC" ARTHROPATHIES1. Ann Intern Med. 1953;38:732–758. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-4-732
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(4):732-758.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use