As #ACR21 swings into action, here are some of the best and most popular tweets, starting with scene-setter from San Francisco…
If you missed Dr Karen Costenbader’s excellent clinical year in review, @MithuRheum created this brilliant summary.
A celebration indeed!
🎉 To celebrate the start of #ACR21, I’m happy to share this slide about #autoantibodies in systemic #autoimmune diseases such as #lupus, sjogren, systemic sclerosis, myosotis…and their main targets 🎯 As you may guess this took me a few hours to assemble… pic.twitter.com/fNmgfOFbiD— Laurent ARNAUD (@Lupusreference) November 5, 2021
The radiology bootcamp was one of the early conference highlights.
Terrific X-ray Pearls #ACR21 Radiology BootCamp— Ashima Makol MD (@AshimaMakol) November 5, 2021
📌 Osteophytes BEST seen👉LAT view
📌 Neuropathic #OA is ‘OA gone Wild’👉TMT jt M/C, Dorsal/Lat Subluxations
📌 Disproportionate PATELLOFEMORAL OA in Knee👉Think #CPPD arthropathy
📌 CPPD in hip👉AXIAL migration (like #RA) pic.twitter.com/wFnfOSthGO
Rheum for improvement?
And the number one #ACR21 tweet so far, with over 500 likes and counting, is a cat picture. What a surprise, said no one ever.
A calorie-free visual treat
Didn’t participate the #ACRBakeAnythingChallenge because I don’t really enjoy baking BUT I like drawing! Occupies the hands and helps to focus during sessions.— Yann BECKER (@YannBECKER4) November 5, 2021
So here is a quick doodle of a cupcake#ACR21 pic.twitter.com/1flSJh336z
With that much coffee, RR Deputy Editor and @RheumNow tweet patrol member Dr David Liew will be wide awake probably until… well, ACR22 rolls around next year.
#ACR21 in the middle of the night in Australia? No problems, mate, as long as you’re prepared…— David Liew (@drdavidliew) November 5, 2021
Excited as always to be joining the @RheumNow team for a great virtual ACR meeting, cold brew coffee in hand during the start of our summer! pic.twitter.com/RzQ9fXy3vY
Dr Rebecca Grainger has set herself up in an NZ hotel – great for reducing home distractions, keeping crazy hours and experiencing something of the conference vibe. Two computers, a mere two cups of coffee and a very festive keyboard: she’s ready to party.
On the vexed question of DMARD reduction
yet in clinical practice, there are patients who reduce DMARDs quite successfully. Problem is how to pick that person. precision issue— Dr Irwin Lim (@_connectedcare) November 6, 2021
I suspect this data won’t stop those keen to trial a reduction in DMARDs after being stable for many years #acr21https://t.co/ND21akFcDx
This nail art should definitely be a thing.