Friday, 13 Sep 2019

Autoimmune/Lupus

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29 Jan 2018 Social Of 1342 Scleroderma pts, 83% presented with Raynauds as 1st symptom (17% did not). Survival was different in RP+ vs RP-, 83 vs. 62% at 20 yrs, 71 vs. 50% at 30 yrs. Mortality highest in older, male, dcSSc subset, ILD, PAH, renal crisis, heart involvement. https://t.co/yJhHjz8UPl
11 Jun 2018 Social Analysis of 1463 childhood SLE pts shows 10% have a concomitant autoimmune disease (most being Hashimoto thyroiditis, antiphospholipid syndrome, autoimmune hepatitis, type 1 DM), but only 0.7% had 3 or more autoimmune Dz. https://t.co/3AtZTzWXS6
11 Dec 2018 Social Registry studies of systemic sclerosis shows that early severe GI involvement (9% at 2yrs) is associated with increase risk of inflammatory myositis (OR 4.68), telangiectasias (OR 2.45), skin progression and a >2-fold risk of death (HR 2.27) https://t.co/6e96TldL2S
11 May 2016 Social The "Chewing Gum Test" confirms active GCA by inducing jaw claudication within 3 minutes of 1 chew per second. https://t.co/wt8oAU0w15
04 Oct 2016 Social 2016 review of Relapsing Polychondritis; involving ear, nose, joints, trachea, larynx, eyes, heart, and aorta https://t.co/DokFMEvyqF
26 Aug 2019 Social Full read review of "Management of Refractory Lupus Nephritis" https://t.co/Cu4QckxRIo
22 May 2017 Social Novel approach to autoimmune dz(AID): target inate immune responses to downregulate adaptive immunity & reverse AID https://t.co/W9i952SRDL
17 Mar 2016 Social Some Interstitial nephritis pts have autoantibodies against a water-channel protein in collecting tubules. https://t.co/Ytyd44H80v
04 Nov 2017 Social RT @DrBhana: Screening recommendations for HCQ retinopathy #ACR17 https://t.co/3nmwkdfsn7
05 May 2017 Social RT @ACRheum: New Myositis Response Criteria Now Available → https://t.co/FbikXCpKfc
23 Feb 2019 Social RT @KDAO2011: For SLE and other pts with photosensitive skin dz: FDA updated regulations for sunscreens—ONLY zinc oxide and titanium dioxid…
10 Feb 2018 Social Dr Anne Stevens #RWCS - cocaine levamisole causes an autoimmune syndrome with thrombotic vasculopathy with purpura - not vasculitis https://t.co/Q9JxBsCm7g
14 Jun 2018 Social RT @philipcrobinson: van Laar “The SCOT trial Is a game changer for scleroderma” #EULAR2018 @RheumNow
15 May 2015 Social Microscopic polyangiitis in 9 kids: alveolar hemorrhage the most common pulm finding. Most respond to steroids + CTX http://t.co/YP1p0GAYjG
12 Sep 2015 Social Dr Yazici lectures @ RAL mtg on Behcets. L moving from endemic/turkey to none endemic areas do better, less severe Dz
09 Jun 2016 Social #Eular2016 Lg SSc cohort study showed 5 factors predict SSc mortality- male, upper GI involved, proteinuria, LVEF<50%, DLCO<60% #OP0030
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: New real life treatment strategies for Systemic Sclerosis. I love MMF too! #ACR17 @RheumNow https://t.co/M88uJZS097
24 Oct 2016 Social RT @NatRevNeph: In our November issue: Scleroderma renal crisis and renal involvement in systemic #sclerosis https://t.co/HGicYOvjd0 https:…
08 Mar 2017 Social ANCA-assoc vasculitis pts who are chronic carriers of nasal Staph aureus have more relapses vs noncarriers(15% v 2%) https://t.co/dTACPMfsXA
13 Apr 2016 Social Dr Aryeh Fischer says UIP - best Dx by HRCT w/ honeycombing; most common form of ILD; most common in RA, 2nd most common in PSS & other CTD