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Overdiagnosis and overtreatment in rheumatology: a little caution is in order
  1. Robert B M Landewé1,2
  1. 1 Rheumatology & clinical immunology, Amsterdam Rheumatology Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2. 2 Rheumatology, Zuyderland Medical Center, Heerlen, The Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to Professor Robert B M Landewé, Amsterdam Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Center, Amsterdam and Zuyderland Medical Center, Amsterdam 1105 AZ, The Netherlands; landewe{at}rlandewe.nl

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  • Handling editor Josef S Smolen

  • Contributors The author is fully responsible for the content of this manuscript, for drafting it, revising it and approving it for publication.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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