Palindromic rheumatism syndrome

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What is palindromic rheumatism syndrome?

Palindromic rheumatism syndrome is recurrent inflammatory pain, swelling, and warmth to joint(s) that comes and goes without damage to the joint. Frequency of episodes varies for each patient.

Common symptoms reported by people with palindromic rheumatism syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with palindromic rheumatism syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
2
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Salazopyrin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1

Data from patients with palindromic rheumatism syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with palindromic rheumatism syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
jittery feeling
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Perceived effectiveness
for palindromic rheumatism syndrome (1 evaluation)
Side effects
irritable bowel syndrome
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Perceived effectiveness
for palindromic rheumatism syndrome (1 evaluation)
Side effects
high blood pressure increased
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Salazopyrin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with palindromic rheumatism syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has palindromic rheumatism syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 8
40s 13
50s 17
60s 14
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 10
40-49 years 11
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

91% Female
9% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 37
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from palindromic rheumatism syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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