n International SportMed Journal - A clinical approach to rheumatological conditions mimicking sports injuries
|Article Title||A clinical approach to rheumatological conditions mimicking sports injuries|
|© Publisher:||International Federation of Sports Medicine|
|Journal||International SportMed Journal|
|Author||D.C. (Christa) Janse Van Rensburg|
|Publication Date||Jan 2001|
|Pages||1 - 4|
|Keyword(s)||Monoarthritis, Musculoskeletal disease, Polyarthritis and University of Pretoria|
Athletes commonly present with sports injuries. The importance is to differentiate between a true sports injury and a possible systemic disease or rheumatological condition. The article deals with the clinical approach to rheumatological conditions mimicking sports injuries. A clinical diagnosis must be made before commencing unnecessary, expensive special investigations.
Article metrics loading...