Category: Autoimmunity
Hashimoto encephalopathy (HE), also known as steroid-responsive encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroiditis (SREAT), is characterized by various neuropsychiatric symptoms, the presence of serum anti-thyroid antibodies, and responsiveness to immunotherapies.
6 days ago
 
To report the clinical course and identification of rodenticide in a patient who smoked synthetic cannabinoids and developed coagulopathy, correlated with the identification of rodenticides in synthetic cannabinoid drug samples provided by the patient.
09.11.2019
 
Autoimmune diseases (ADs) are a heterogeneous group of diseases affecting up to 10% of the population whereas cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide.
07.11.2019
 
In Japan a significant number of adolescent girls complain of unusual symptoms after Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, and these symptoms, composed of orthostatic dysregulation, Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and cognitive dysfunction are considered adverse effects of HPV vaccination.
26.10.2019
 
Hyperprolactinemia is a relatively common endocrinopathy seen in clinical practice, with prevalence ranging from 0.4% in healthy population to 5% in family planning clinics. Pregnancy and lactation are the most common causes of physiologic hyperprolactinemia with levels up to 207 ng/mL being reported.
24.10.2019
 
Silicone may, like any other adjuvant, induce an inflammatory reaction and diseases. There is no data about its use in renal transplant recipients.
22.10.2019
 
In the 1980s, as consumer concern regarding silicone breast implant safety grew, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s new surveillance system began to identify local complications associated with silicone implants in addition to several published case reports that described an association between cancer and connective tissue disorders in patients with these devices.
13.10.2019
 
The Pregnancy and Lactation Autoimmune Network (PLAN) registry was established to evaluate the concerns of women with autoimmune or inflammatory rheumatic diseases (AIRD) pertaining to pregnancy and lactation
12.10.2019
 
Giant-cell arteritis (GCA) is the most frequent form of vasculitis in patients over the age of 50. Large- and medium-sized vessels are mainly affected, especially the cranial branches of the external carotid. The aorta and its branches are also involved in 30 to 60% of patients.
11.10.2019
 
Unprecedented successes regarding cancer immunotherapy have been achieved, in which therapeutic agents are used to targeting immune cells rather than cancer cells.
10.10.2019