Wednesday, 21 Aug 2019

Autoimmune/Lupus

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20 Oct 2017 Social Dr Munther Khamashta #APLAR2017 on Catastrophic APS seen in 0.8% of APS pts. https://t.co/wQqrUsiDxI
08 Jan 2018 Social Interesting collection of pictures of localized scleroderma. https://t.co/rQgzOxJcLE
06 May 2019 Social Cohort study finds 6/420 (1.4%) of SLE patients had steroid induced pancreatitis is - half of them died. Lit review finds 451 lupus pancreatitis with majority developing pancreatitis w/in 3 days of medium-to-high dose steroids (mortality = 37.5%). https://t.co/QsIHsl44qx
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)
18 Aug 2015 Social Review of Pregnancy in Systemic vasculitis shows lower gestation ages & birth wts, with more complications and flares http://t.co/B5j1e2tCIA
25 Apr 2016 Social Lancet has published a perspective on Lupus and how it has evolved. https://t.co/qiLeYd0CYO
30 Nov 2016 Social UK study shows risk of Giant Cell Arteritis increased with increasing Prior infections, less so Herpes zoster. https://t.co/1DGalYE8VU
12 Apr 2017 Social RheumNow 5Q survey on if PATIENTS will use BIOSIMILARS. Please vote if youre a patient w/ #RA, #PsA, #PSO, #AS, #IBD https://t.co/klpQUKny5i
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
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
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…
16 Jan 2019 Social Who thought this was possible? Numbers suggest this is rare. Tis wrong to use this to forge ahead with an unlikely PMR dx in the face of a normal CRP/ESR; but will you go so far as to order the expensive FDG-PET? https://t.co/RTkiUXO7lX
25 Nov 2015 Social RT @DrPetryna: @RheumNow Vitamin D levels may predict cognitive impairment in patients with #SLE https://t.co/oDI3GtUMvj
26 Jul 2016 Social CHMP has recommended abatacept for 1st line use (before MTX) in moderate to severe RA. EMA to consider approval https://t.co/kXyD1cXKbO
27 Sep 2016 Social EGPA (Churg-Strauss)157pts:12y delay in Dx, severe asthma predates systemic Sx 12 yrs, asthma worse 3-6mo before Dx https://t.co/7Ab3nFnLjJ
29 Apr 2015 Social Alliance for Lupus Research and Janssen w/ do a study of Ustekinumab in SLE later this year http://buff.ly/1HHo9l4 
30 Apr 2016 Social Late onset SLE (>50yrs) patients have less cutaneous dz (malar rash, photosensitivity, livedo) but more Sicca Sx https://t.co/TuqomEgSIa
29 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Key phenotypic features of Sjogrens Syndrome and the new classification criteria. A. Baer, MD @RheumNow #SOTA2017 https:/…
04 Nov 2017 Social RT @isa75012: Another reason to remember Asherson. Name author on lots of research on APS and CAPS. #ACR17 https://t.co/JmAIo8G0KN