Accession Number : ADP001857

Title :   Control Trials of Dimethyl Sulfoxide in Rheumatoid and Collagen Diseases,

Corporate Author : INSTITUT REVMATIZAMA MOSCOW (USSR)

Personal Author(s) : Alyabyeva,A. P. ; Muravyev,Yu. V.

Report Date : JUN 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This is a report of control trials using DMSO in 199 patients. Seventy patients were diagnosed as suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, and ranged in age from 17 to 75 years. Thirty-five children ages 5-13 were diagnosed with juvenile chronic arthritis. The diagnosis was made according to American Rheumatology Association criteria. Sixty-five patients ranging in age from 18-65, had Sjogren's syndrome. The diagnosis was based on clinical and laboratory findings. Twenty-nine patients suffered from systemic scleroderma with pronounced and extensive skin involvement. In 6 patients, ulcerations of fingers were seen.

Descriptors :   *Methyl sulfoxide, Symposia, Diseases, Arthritis, Collagen, Patients

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE