Musculoskeletal system/rheumatology

Custodian: Dr. Raisa Kanji
Reviewer:
ROYAL COLLEGE OBJECTIVES
  1. Symptoms and signs
    • Joint and limb pain
    • Joint swelling or deformities
  2. Conditions
    • Acute and chronic arthritis
    • Bone tumors
    • Common fractures, dislocations or injuries, and osteochondroses
    • Common gait disorders
    • Congenital abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system
    • Non-inflammatory connective tissues diseases
    • Scoliosis
    • Septic arthritis and osteomyelitis
    • Systemic rheumatological diseases including systemic lupus erythematosis, junvenile idiopathic (rheumatoid) arthritis, juvenile dermatomyositis, and periodic fever syndromes
    • Common vasculitides including Henoch-Schonlein purpura and Kawasaki disease
USEFUL WEBSITES
  1. Canadian Pediatric Society position statements: https://www.cps.ca/en/documents
  2. Practice of Pediatric Orthopedics, an open access textbook: https://storage.googleapis.com/global-help-publica…
PRACTICE QUESTIONS
  1. Cards: On-line cases that aid in development of clinical reasoning
LECTURE NOTES AND REVIEW ARTICLES

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Last updated 22 October 2021.