Primary Osteoarthritis with suspected Sudeck’s Atophy / Ostoeporosis

Primary Osteoarthritis with suspected Sudeck’s Atophy/OstoeporosisMr. I. M., a 53 years old male from Nigeria developed oligo-arthritis involving the right knee and ankle. The knee was swollen, extremely painful and tender to touch. He was unable to move it without severe pain.

In need for better diagnose and treatment, Mr. I. M. recurred to iMER, and was derived to the Hadassah Medical Center. Prof. Alan Rubinow, Director of the Reumathology Unit proceeded to examine the patient and finally diagnosed him with gout. An adequate gout treatment solved the problem.

Dr. O. Adole, that escorted Mr. I. M. wrote us:

“Dear Ilan and Ady,

I am most delighted by the efficiency of your service. I look forward to future interactions.

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Please accept the token souvenirs: They are Fulani cultural axes, usually welded during Fulani festivals; they symbolize friendship, unity, courage and labour.

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Dr. O. Adole”

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Patients’ Stories

This is a letter written by a young American woman, residing in France.The local health system failed to provide her with a medical solution to her problem so she researched her options and contacted iMER urgently. She had been suffering from excruciating knee pain which led to repeated dislocations of the patella, eventually leaving her unable to walk without assistance. Four days after her initial contact with an iMER case manager she knew that her decision was correct and embarked on her journey to Hadassah
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