Scleroderma renal crisis (SRC) is a severe life-threatening manifestation in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc). However, the knowledge about risk factors for SRC is limited. We here
determined the frequency of SRC and identified risk factors for the prediction of SRC.
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There is an increased interest in the reproductive health of patients with rheumatic diseases. The potential reproductive health issues include reduced sexual libido, sexual disability, subfertility/infertility, low fecundity, and reduced family size.
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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.
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Breast implant–associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a CD30+, ALK−, T-cell– derived lymphoma within the nation-Hodgkin.lymphoma group. To date, all patients with breast implant-associated ALCL have had prolonged exposure to textured implants.
Autoimmune diseases (ADs) are a broad spectrum of disorders featured by the body's immune responses being directed against its own tissues, resulting in prolonged inflammation and subsequent tissue damage.
The aetiology of systemic sclerosis (SSc) is unknown, but interactions between environmental factors, including silicone and silica, and epigenetic features are reported to be important.
Consumption of over-the-counter probiotics for promotion of health and well-being has increased worldwide in recent years.
However, although probiotic use has been greatly popularized among the general public, there are conflicting clinical results
for many probiotic strains and formulations
Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) are a heterogeneous group of systemic autoimmune diseases (collectively referred to as myositis), which mainly include the subtypes of polymyositis, dermatomyositis, immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy (IMNM) and sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM).
Abstract Streptococcus is well associated with a myriad of inflammatory diseases. Among others, this bacterium is linked to the triggering of psoriasis and to post-streptococcal reactive arthritis (PSRA), an arthritis which is typically confined to peripheral joints.
Narcolepsy type 1 (NT1) is a chronic sleep disorder characterized by loss of hypocretin-producing neurons. Increased NT1 incidence was observed in Sweden following mass-vaccination with PandemrixVR. Genetic association to HLA DQB106:02 implies an autoimmune origin, but target autoantigen remains unknown.