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Rheumatology: Current Research

Rheumatology: Current Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-1149 (Printed)

Nasim A

Department of Rheumatology, Fauji Foundation Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Publications
  • Research Article   
    Validation of Babur's sign, a New Clinical Test for the Identification of Wrist Joint Synovitis in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
    Author(s): Salim B*, Faisal MJ, Shahid M, Samreen S, Gul H, Nasim A and Afzal A

    Introduction: The diagnosis of synovitis in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) can sometimes be very difficult without the use of advanced imaging techniques. A study was conducted to validate a new clinical test (Babur’s Sign), which we believed would help to detect synovitis in the wrist joint. Objective: To Validate ‘Babur’s Sign’ on clinical examination in the Identification of Wrist Joint Synovitis in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients presenting in a tertiary care hospital of Pakistan. Methods: Using a sample size of 106 RA patients, consisting of 104 females and 2 males, musculoskeletal ultrasound examination as a control, and well-trained rheumatologists with experience in routine ultrasound examinations, a comparison was made between the test and Ultrasound findings. ‘Babur .. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-1149.20.10.268

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