Miscellaneous Joint-related Disorders
Miscellaneous Joint-related Disorders

Miscellaneous Joint-related Disorders

by Stephen Holt, MD, MS

Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease of unknown etiology characterized by the presence of noncaseating granulomas in any organ, most commonly the lungs and intrathoracic lymph nodes. Any young (especially Black or Scandinavian) adult presenting with shortness of breath, an unexplained cough, and/or constitutional symptoms should undergo prompt laboratory and imaging evaluation for the evaluation of sarcoidosis.

Fibromyalgia is an elusive disease characterized by chronic, widespread musculoskeletal pain, usually with significant fatigue and other nonspecific somatic and cognitive symptoms. Because our understanding of the disease is quite limited and effective therapeutic options are sparse, patients often have longstanding symptoms that can be debilitating and result in increased healthcare use. Recognizing the symptoms of fibromyalgia is extremely important for preventing excessive use of laboratory and imaging studies, preventing medication overuse, and, most importantly, providing appropriate multidisciplinary care to patients.

Course Details

  • Videos 7
  • Duration 0:32 h
  • Quiz questions 16
  • Concept Pages 3


Your Educators of course Miscellaneous Joint-related Disorders

 Stephen Holt, MD, MS

Stephen Holt, MD, MS

Dr. Stephen Holt is the Associate Program Director for Ambulatory Education in the Primary Care Program at the Yale School of Medicine in Connecticut, USA.
He obtained his PhD from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2004. Currently, he is Director of the Addiction Recovery Clinic and Codirector of Clinician Educator Distinctions Pathway at Yale School of Medicine.
Because of his achievements, he earned the Faculty Teacher of the Year award from the Yale Primary Care Residency Program in 2009 and 2017.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Holt teaches courses on Physical Examination, Dermatology, and Rheumatology.

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FM Dx and Mng
By Kieffer D. on 16. March 2024 for Fibromyalgia: Diagnosis and Management

Clear diagnostic and management methods for FM. Well organized and easy to reference.

Great FM case example
By Kieffer D. on 16. March 2024 for Rheuma Case: 31-year-old Woman with Body Aches

Good process to work through when FM is on the differential

Clear and concise
By Kieffer D. on 16. March 2024 for Quick Review: Fibromyalgia

Great review for the previous lectures on FM in the series

One of the best
By Malakamir M. on 04. September 2021 for Miscellaneous Joint-related Disorders

I am going to watch it it again and again, because I learned a lot from him. He knows how to teach and he used a lot of practical examples to explain his lectures.