Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019

Autoimmune/Lupus

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26 Oct 2018 Social RT @Rheumforall: Remember cutaneous lupus can be caused by medication. This changes our treatment. https://t.co/UQZE65aOFk
13 Sep 2015 Social RT @SjogrensCa: Immune Components of Liver Damage Associated with Connective Tissue Diseases http://t.co/z5XlKc6TCA #sjogrens #rheum
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @psufka: Great work! Shrinking lung syndrome in lupus is condition we should all be aware of to have on our differential. #ACR17 @rheumn…
29 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Pearls on Scleromxyedema and scleredema from Dr. Hummers @RheumNow #SOTA2017 https://t.co/z7ZjJgtWhD
29 Aug 2019 Social Among 312 Lupus patients, epilepsy seen in 36 (11.5%)- 30 had focal onset. Half had NPSLE. NPSLE + Epilepsy were more likely to have APS; and Cerebrovascular dz & psychosis were 2-3 fold higher (compare to NPSLE without epilepsy (p<0.001). https://t.co/jOb4WkbxL4
15 May 2017 Social MDA-5 Ab+ assoc w/ clinically amyopathic DM, ILD, rapid-progrsv ILD, lower CK/Aldolase/ANA+ or cytoplasmic pattern https://t.co/8aBa5xcOiq
06 Apr 2016 Social CPK >1000: Causes in192 pts-55% PM/DM, 17% drugs, 3% infx, 10% trauma, 12% idiopathic, 5% MI, 4%hypoT4, 2% metabolic https://t.co/WHfM0nDFOC
17 Sep 2015 Social DrPetryna A study reveals Female patients with #Polymyositis may suffer from subclinical ovarian dysfunction. http://t.co/EA747xrvp1
08 Jan 2018 Social Interesting collection of pictures of localized scleroderma. https://t.co/rQgzOxJcLE
29 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Granulomas: macs, T cells and dendritic cells necessary for formation. Dr. Weyand @RheumNow #SOTA2017 https://t.co/7w3DXU…
21 Jan 2018 Social RT @Lupusdoc: https://t.co/ElqvrKfXDy Steroid use in SLE: highly variable dosing across centres and no downward trend in use over the past…
11 Sep 2019 Social A changing spectrum of Hydralazine induced lupus? Several reports showing cases of the usual (pleuropericarditis, arthriti + Skin, +ANA) but also the unusual (ANA neg, ANCA/PR3/MPO positive, Bx proven nephritis and +ACL, +dsDNA) https://t.co/WgOZ4NdrUS https://t.co/eQYWzFfq3F
07 Feb 2017 Social Belimumab RCTs shows promising renal effects. 55% improved renal outcomes, 71% improved proteinura, renal flare=1.7% https://t.co/4VLHmJmIhb
18 Mar 2019 Social European Commission Approves MabThera (rituximab) for use in Pemphigus, US FDA approved it in 6/18; RTX is now approved in 4 autoimmune disorders in the US & Europe (RA, GPA, MPA, Pemphigus) - Not approved for use in children https://t.co/dJJfPdXuWQ(rituxim/364143/index.html
31 Oct 2017 Social 18FFDG-PET superior to clinical scoring in Dx of PMR (pre-pred) w/ sensitivity 85%, specificity 87%, PPV 93% NPV 74% https://t.co/11ltSQLkT9
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @doctorakerkar: Blunted coronary flow reserve in # Lupus & RA #ACR17 @RheumNow https://t.co/dF3W8N3sYx
30 Aug 2016 Social Dr. Langford: Bactrim (TMP/SMX) may be used for isolated upper airway dz; never used alone for severe GPA disease (eg, glomerulonephritis)
25 Apr 2016 Social Lancet has published a perspective on Lupus and how it has evolved. https://t.co/qiLeYd0CYO
12 Oct 2015 Social Famous faces with #Lupus: Selena Gomez, Nick Cannon, Toni Braxton, Seal, Flannery O'Connor, Megyn Kelly
30 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Sicca management options. Pearls: fluoride treatments + monitoring for thrush (Beware: sugar in otc meds!) A. Baer, MD @R…