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Neurological symptoms may complicate rheumatic disorder diagnosis

August 27, 2014

Patients with undiagnosed rheumatic conditions may present symptoms of neurological diseases, creating challenges in making an appropriate diagnosis, according to data published in Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports.

The article outlines neurological symptoms associated with rheumatic disorders to aid in diagnosis, and highlights possible neurological complications of common treatment options.

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