Connective Tissue Diseases: A heterogeneous group of disorders, some hereditary, others acquired, characterized by abnormal structure or function of one or more of the elements of connective tissue, i.e., collagen, elastin, or the mucopolysaccharides.Mixed Connective Tissue Disease: A syndrome with overlapping clinical features of systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, polymyositis, and Raynaud's phenomenon. The disease is differentially characterized by high serum titers of antibodies to ribonuclease-sensitive extractable (saline soluble) nuclear antigen and a "speckled" epidermal nuclear staining pattern on direct immunofluorescence.Connective Tissue: Tissue that supports and binds other tissues. It consists of CONNECTIVE TISSUE CELLS embedded in a large amount of EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX.Scleroderma, Systemic: A chronic multi-system disorder of CONNECTIVE TISSUE. It is characterized by SCLEROSIS in the SKIN, the LUNGS, the HEART, the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, the KIDNEYS, and the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM. Other important features include diseased small BLOOD VESSELS and AUTOANTIBODIES. The disorder is named for its most prominent feature (hard skin), and classified into subsets by the extent of skin thickening: LIMITED SCLERODERMA and DIFFUSE SCLERODERMA.Antibodies, Antinuclear: Autoantibodies directed against various nuclear antigens including DNA, RNA, histones, acidic nuclear proteins, or complexes of these molecular elements. Antinuclear antibodies are found in systemic autoimmune diseases including systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren's syndrome, scleroderma, polymyositis, and mixed connective tissue disease.Raynaud Disease: An idiopathic vascular disorder characterized by bilateral Raynaud phenomenon, the abrupt onset of digital paleness or CYANOSIS in response to cold exposure or stress.Collagen Diseases: Historically, a heterogeneous group of acute and chronic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, progressive systemic sclerosis, dermatomyositis, etc. This classification was based on the notion that "collagen" was equivalent to "connective tissue", but with the present recognition of the different types of collagen and the aggregates derived from them as distinct entities, the term "collagen diseases" now pertains exclusively to those inherited conditions in which the primary defect is at the gene level and affects collagen biosynthesis, post-translational modification, or extracellular processing directly. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1494)Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic: A chronic, relapsing, inflammatory, and often febrile multisystemic disorder of connective tissue, characterized principally by involvement of the skin, joints, kidneys, and serosal membranes. It is of unknown etiology, but is thought to represent a failure of the regulatory mechanisms of the autoimmune system. The disease is marked by a wide range of system dysfunctions, an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and the formation of LE cells in the blood or bone marrow.Connective Tissue Growth Factor: A CCN protein family member that regulates a variety of extracellular functions including CELL ADHESION; CELL MIGRATION; and EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX synthesis. It is found in hypertrophic CHONDROCYTES where it may play a role in CHONDROGENESIS and endochondral ossification.Autoantibodies: Antibodies that react with self-antigens (AUTOANTIGENS) of the organism that produced them.Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases: A collective term for diseases of the skin and its appendages and of connective tissue.Sjogren's Syndrome: Chronic inflammatory and autoimmune disease in which the salivary and lacrimal glands undergo progressive destruction by lymphocytes and plasma cells resulting in decreased production of saliva and tears. The primary form, often called sicca syndrome, involves both KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS SICCA and XEROSTOMIA. The secondary form includes, in addition, the presence of a connective tissue disease, usually rheumatoid arthritis.Lung Diseases, Interstitial: A diverse group of lung diseases that affect the lung parenchyma. They are characterized by an initial inflammation of PULMONARY ALVEOLI that extends to the interstitium and beyond leading to diffuse PULMONARY FIBROSIS. Interstitial lung diseases are classified by their etiology (known or unknown causes), and radiological-pathological features.snRNP Core Proteins: The protein components that constitute the common core of small nuclear ribonucleoprotein particles. These proteins are commonly referred as Sm nuclear antigens due to their antigenic nature.Skin: The outer covering of the body that protects it from the environment. It is composed of the DERMIS and the EPIDERMIS.CREST Syndrome: A mild form of LIMITED SCLERODERMA, a multi-system disorder. Its features include symptoms of CALCINOSIS; RAYNAUD DISEASE; ESOPHAGEAL MOTILITY DISORDERS; sclerodactyly, and TELANGIECTASIS. When the defect in esophageal function is not prominent, it is known as CRST syndrome.Dermatomyositis: A subacute or chronic inflammatory disease of muscle and skin, marked by proximal muscle weakness and a characteristic skin rash. The illness occurs with approximately equal frequency in children and adults. The skin lesions usually take the form of a purplish rash (or less often an exfoliative dermatitis) involving the nose, cheeks, forehead, upper trunk, and arms. The disease is associated with a complement mediated intramuscular microangiopathy, leading to loss of capillaries, muscle ischemia, muscle-fiber necrosis, and perifascicular atrophy. The childhood form of this disease tends to evolve into a systemic vasculitis. Dermatomyositis may occur in association with malignant neoplasms. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1405-6)Connective Tissue Cells: A group of cells that includes FIBROBLASTS, cartilage cells, ADIPOCYTES, smooth muscle cells, and bone cells.Hypertension, Pulmonary: Increased VASCULAR RESISTANCE in the PULMONARY CIRCULATION, usually secondary to HEART DISEASES or LUNG DISEASES.Rheumatic Diseases: Disorders of connective tissue, especially the joints and related structures, characterized by inflammation, degeneration, or metabolic derangement.Breast Implants: Implants used to reconstruct and/or cosmetically enhance the female breast. They have an outer shell or envelope of silicone elastomer and are filled with either saline or silicone gel. The outer shell may be either smooth or textured.Myositis: Inflammation of a muscle or muscle tissue.Arthritis, Rheumatoid: A chronic systemic disease, primarily of the joints, marked by inflammatory changes in the synovial membranes and articular structures, widespread fibrinoid degeneration of the collagen fibers in mesenchymal tissues, and by atrophy and rarefaction of bony structures. Etiology is unknown, but autoimmune mechanisms have been implicated.Ribonucleoprotein, U1 Small Nuclear: A nuclear RNA-protein complex that plays a role in RNA processing. In the nucleoplasm, the U1 snRNP along with other small nuclear ribonucleoproteins (U2, U4-U6, and U5) assemble into SPLICEOSOMES that remove introns from pre-mRNA by splicing. The U1 snRNA forms base pairs with conserved sequence motifs at the 5'-splice site and recognizes both the 5'- and 3'-splice sites and may have a fundamental role in aligning the two sites for the splicing reaction.Autoantigens: Endogenous tissue constituents that have the ability to interact with AUTOANTIBODIES and cause an immune response.Polymyositis: Diseases characterized by inflammation involving multiple muscles. This may occur as an acute or chronic condition associated with medication toxicity (DRUG TOXICITY); CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASES; infections; malignant NEOPLASMS; and other disorders. The term polymyositis is frequently used to refer to a specific clinical entity characterized by subacute or slowly progressing symmetrical weakness primarily affecting the proximal limb and trunk muscles. The illness may occur at any age, but is most frequent in the fourth to sixth decade of life. Weakness of pharyngeal and laryngeal muscles, interstitial lung disease, and inflammation of the myocardium may also occur. Muscle biopsy reveals widespread destruction of segments of muscle fibers and an inflammatory cellular response. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1404-9)Scleroderma, Localized: A term used to describe a variety of localized asymmetrical SKIN thickening that is similar to those of SYSTEMIC SCLERODERMA but without the disease features in the multiple internal organs and BLOOD VESSELS. Lesions may be characterized as patches or plaques (morphea), bands (linear), or nodules.Polyarteritis Nodosa: A form of necrotizing non-granulomatous inflammation occurring primarily in medium-sized ARTERIES, often with microaneurysms. It is characterized by muscle, joint, and abdominal pain resulting from arterial infarction and scarring in affected organs. Polyarteritis nodosa with lung involvement is called CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME.Autoimmune Diseases: Disorders that are characterized by the production of antibodies that react with host tissues or immune effector cells that are autoreactive to endogenous peptides.Mucinoses: Mucoid states characterized by the elevated deposition and accumulation of mucin (mucopolysaccharides) in dermal tissue. The fibroblasts are responsible for the production of acid mucopolysaccharides (GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANS) in the ground substance of the connective tissue system. When fibroblasts produce abnormally large quantities of mucopolysaccharides as hyaluronic acid, chondroitin sulfate, or heparin, they accumulate in large amounts in the dermis.Ribonucleoproteins, Small Nuclear: Highly conserved nuclear RNA-protein complexes that function in RNA processing in the nucleus, including pre-mRNA splicing and pre-mRNA 3'-end processing in the nucleoplasm, and pre-rRNA processing in the nucleolus (see RIBONUCLEOPROTEINS, SMALL NUCLEOLAR).Ribonucleoproteins: Complexes of RNA-binding proteins with ribonucleic acids (RNA).Vasculitis: Inflammation of any one of the blood vessels, including the ARTERIES; VEINS; and rest of the vasculature system in the body.Skin DiseasesNails: The thin, horny plates that cover the dorsal surfaces of the distal phalanges of the fingers and toes of primates.Silicones: A broad family of synthetic organosiloxane polymers containing a repeating silicon-oxygen backbone with organic side groups attached via carbon-silicon bonds. Depending on their structure, they are classified as liquids, gels, and elastomers. (From Merck Index, 12th ed)Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias: A group of interstitial lung diseases with no known etiology. There are several entities with varying patterns of inflammation and fibrosis. They are classified by their distinct clinical-radiological-pathological features and prognosis. They include IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY FIBROSIS; CRYPTOGENIC ORGANIZING PNEUMONIA; and others.Marfan Syndrome: An autosomal dominant disorder of CONNECTIVE TISSUE with abnormal features in the heart, the eye, and the skeleton. Cardiovascular manifestations include MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE, dilation of the AORTA, and aortic dissection. Other features include lens displacement (ectopia lentis), disproportioned long limbs and enlarged DURA MATER (dural ectasia). Marfan syndrome is associated with mutations in the gene encoding fibrillin, a major element of extracellular microfibrils of connective tissue.Prednisolone: A glucocorticoid with the general properties of the corticosteroids. It is the drug of choice for all conditions in which routine systemic corticosteroid therapy is indicated, except adrenal deficiency states.Pulmonary Fibrosis: A process in which normal lung tissues are progressively replaced by FIBROBLASTS and COLLAGEN causing an irreversible loss of the ability to transfer oxygen into the bloodstream via PULMONARY ALVEOLI. Patients show progressive DYSPNEA finally resulting in death.Microscopic Angioscopy: The noninvasive microscopic examination of the microcirculation, commonly done in the nailbed or conjunctiva. In addition to the capillaries themselves, observations can be made of passing blood cells or intravenously injected substances. This is not the same as endoscopic examination of blood vessels (ANGIOSCOPY).Toes: Any one of five terminal digits of the vertebrate FOOT.Surgery, Plastic: The branch of surgery concerned with restoration, reconstruction, or improvement of defective, damaged, or missing structures.Wegener Granulomatosis: A multisystemic disease of a complex genetic background. It is characterized by inflammation of the blood vessels (VASCULITIS) leading to damage in any number of organs. The common features include granulomatous inflammation of the RESPIRATORY TRACT and kidneys. Most patients have measurable autoantibodies (ANTINEUTROPHIL CYTOPLASMIC ANTIBODIES) against neutrophil proteinase-3 (WEGENER AUTOANTIGEN).ArthritisRNA, Small Cytoplasmic: Small RNAs found in the cytoplasm usually complexed with proteins in scRNPs (RIBONUCLEOPROTEINS, SMALL CYTOPLASMIC).Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay: An immunoassay utilizing an antibody labeled with an enzyme marker such as horseradish peroxidase. While either the enzyme or the antibody is bound to an immunosorbent substrate, they both retain their biologic activity; the change in enzyme activity as a result of the enzyme-antibody-antigen reaction is proportional to the concentration of the antigen and can be measured spectrophotometrically or with the naked eye. Many variations of the method have been developed.Hydroxychloroquine: A chemotherapeutic agent that acts against erythrocytic forms of malarial parasites. Hydroxychloroquine appears to concentrate in food vacuoles of affected protozoa. It inhibits plasmodial heme polymerase. (From Gilman et al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 9th ed, p970)Pericardial Effusion: Fluid accumulation within the PERICARDIUM. Serous effusions are associated with pericardial diseases. Hemopericardium is associated with trauma. Lipid-containing effusion (chylopericardium) results from leakage of THORACIC DUCT. Severe cases can lead to CARDIAC TAMPONADE.Rheumatoid Nodule: Subcutaneous nodules seen in 20-30% of rheumatoid arthritis patients. They may arise anywhere on the body, but are most frequently found over the bony prominences. The nodules are characterized histologically by dense areas of fibrinoid necrosis with basophilic streaks and granules, surrounded by a palisade of cells, mainly fibroblasts and histiocytes.Cranial Nerve Diseases: Disorders of one or more of the twelve cranial nerves. With the exception of the optic and olfactory nerves, this includes disorders of the brain stem nuclei from which the cranial nerves originate or terminate.Rheumatoid Factor: Antibodies found in adult RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS patients that are directed against GAMMA-CHAIN IMMUNOGLOBULINS.Counterimmunoelectrophoresis: Immunoelectrophoresis in which immunoprecipitation occurs when antigen at the cathode is caused to migrate in an electric field through a suitable medium of diffusion against a stream of antibody migrating from the anode as a result of endosmotic flow.Immunoglobulin G: The major immunoglobulin isotype class in normal human serum. There are several isotype subclasses of IgG, for example, IgG1, IgG2A, and IgG2B.Microscopic Polyangiitis: A primary systemic vasculitis of small- and some medium-sized vessels. It is characterized by a tropism for kidneys and lungs, positive association with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA), and a paucity of immunoglobulin deposits in vessel walls.Fluorescent Antibody Technique: Test for tissue antigen using either a direct method, by conjugation of antibody with fluorescent dye (FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TECHNIQUE, DIRECT) or an indirect method, by formation of antigen-antibody complex which is then labeled with fluorescein-conjugated anti-immunoglobulin antibody (FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TECHNIQUE, INDIRECT). The tissue is then examined by fluorescence microscopy.Skin Aging: The process of aging due to changes in the structure and elasticity of the skin over time. It may be a part of physiological aging or it may be due to the effects of ultraviolet radiation, usually through exposure to sunlight.Fingers: Four or five slender jointed digits in humans and primates, attached to each HAND.Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia: An interstitial lung disease of unknown etiology, occurring between 21-80 years of age. It is characterized by a dramatic onset of a "pneumonia-like" illness with cough, fever, malaise, fatigue, and weight loss. Pathological features include prominent interstitial inflammation without collagen fibrosis, diffuse fibroblastic foci, and no microscopic honeycomb change. There is excessive proliferation of granulation tissue within small airways and alveolar ducts.Esophageal Motility Disorders: Disorders affecting the motor function of the UPPER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER; LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER; the ESOPHAGUS body, or a combination of these parts. The failure of the sphincters to maintain a tonic pressure may result in gastric reflux of food and acid into the esophagus (GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX). Other disorders include hypermotility (spastic disorders) and markedly increased amplitude in contraction (nutcracker esophagus).Fatal Outcome: Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.Scleritis: Refers to any inflammation of the sclera including episcleritis, a benign condition affecting only the episclera, which is generally short-lived and easily treated. Classic scleritis, on the other hand, affects deeper tissue and is characterized by higher rates of visual acuity loss and even mortality, particularly in necrotizing form. Its characteristic symptom is severe and general head pain. Scleritis has also been associated with systemic collagen disease. Etiology is unknown but is thought to involve a local immune response. Treatment is difficult and includes administration of anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive agents such as corticosteroids. Inflammation of the sclera may also be secondary to inflammation of adjacent tissues, such as the conjunctiva.HLA-DR4 Antigen: An HLA-DR antigen which is associated with HLA-DRB1 CHAINS encoded by DRB1*04 alleles.Nucleoproteins: Proteins conjugated with nucleic acids.Fibroblasts: Connective tissue cells which secrete an extracellular matrix rich in collagen and other macromolecules.Antibody Specificity: The property of antibodies which enables them to react with some ANTIGENIC DETERMINANTS and not with others. Specificity is dependent on chemical composition, physical forces, and molecular structure at the binding site.Antigens, Nuclear: Immunologically detectable substances found in the CELL NUCLEUS.Biological Markers: Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.Skin Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the SKIN.Collagen: A polypeptide substance comprising about one third of the total protein in mammalian organisms. It is the main constituent of SKIN; CONNECTIVE TISSUE; and the organic substance of bones (BONE AND BONES) and teeth (TOOTH).Respiratory Function Tests: Measurement of the various processes involved in the act of respiration: inspiration, expiration, oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange, lung volume and compliance, etc.Immediate-Early Proteins: Proteins that are coded by immediate-early genes, in the absence of de novo protein synthesis. The term was originally used exclusively for viral regulatory proteins that were synthesized just after viral integration into the host cell. It is also used to describe cellular proteins which are synthesized immediately after the resting cell is stimulated by extracellular signals.Behcet Syndrome: Rare chronic inflammatory disease involving the small blood vessels. It is of unknown etiology and characterized by mucocutaneous ulceration in the mouth and genital region and uveitis with hypopyon. The neuro-ocular form may cause blindness and death. SYNOVITIS; THROMBOPHLEBITIS; gastrointestinal ulcerations; RETINAL VASCULITIS; and OPTIC ATROPHY may occur as well.Immunosuppressive Agents: Agents that suppress immune function by one of several mechanisms of action. Classical cytotoxic immunosuppressants act by inhibiting DNA synthesis. Others may act through activation of T-CELLS or by inhibiting the activation of HELPER CELLS. While immunosuppression has been brought about in the past primarily to prevent rejection of transplanted organs, new applications involving mediation of the effects of INTERLEUKINS and other CYTOKINES are emerging.Cardiac Tamponade: Compression of the heart by accumulated fluid (PERICARDIAL EFFUSION) or blood (HEMOPERICARDIUM) in the PERICARDIUM surrounding the heart. The affected cardiac functions and CARDIAC OUTPUT can range from minimal to total hemodynamic collapse.Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins: Regulatory proteins and peptides that are signaling molecules involved in the process of PARACRINE COMMUNICATION. They are generally considered factors that are expressed by one cell and are responded to by receptors on another nearby cell. They are distinguished from HORMONES in that their actions are local rather than distal.Immunoblotting: Immunologic method used for detecting or quantifying immunoreactive substances. The substance is identified by first immobilizing it by blotting onto a membrane and then tagging it with labeled antibodies.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Methylprednisolone: A PREDNISOLONE derivative with similar anti-inflammatory action.

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... There are many different types of collagen protein in each of the body's tissues. In patients with connective tissue disease, it is common for collagen and elastin to become injured by inflammation. Many connective tissue diseases feature abnormal immune system activity with inflammation in tissues as a result of an immune system that is directed against one's own body tissues autoimmunity. Diseases in which inflammation or weakness of collagen tends to occur are also referred to as collagen disease s. Collagen vascular disease s can be but are not necessarily associated with collagen and blood vessel abnormalities and that are autoimmune in nature. Heritable connective tissue disorders Autoimmune connective tissue disorders Other connective tissue disorders References External links. Autoimmune connective tissue disorders. These are also referred to as systemic autoimmune diseases. The classic collagen vascular diseases include:. Systemic lupus erythematosus SLE – An inflammation of the connective tissu...
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... Diseases Conditions. Arthritis. Health Living. Men's Health. Health Living. Lincoln Rheumatologist Doctors for Connective Tissue Disease Type of Physician: Rheumatologist What is a Rheumatologist. Liu Mercy Medical Group 3000 Q St Sacramento, CA 95816 916 733-3333 16 years experience 3 office location s. Dennehey Sutter Medical Group 1020 29th St Ste 270 Sacramento, CA 95816 916 455-3700 1 office location s. Scalapino Sutter Medical Group 1020 29th St Ste 270 Sacramento, CA 95816 916 455-3700 1 office location s. 30 Linda White UC Davis Medical Center For Musculoskeletal Health 4625 2nd Ave Ste 2000 Sacramento, CA 95817 916 734-0758 1 office location s. Lane UC Davis Medical Center For Musculoskeletal Health 4625 2nd Ave Ste 2000 Sacramento, CA 95817 916 734-0758 1 office location s. A connective tissue disease is any disease that has the connective tissues of the body as a primary tar ... 10 Sacramento VA Medical Center 10535 Hospital Way Lincoln, California 95655 916 843-700. 14 Sutter General Medical ...
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*  Winston-Salem NC Rheumatologist Doctors - Connective Tissue Disease: Get Information on Treatments
... Diseases Conditions. Arthritis. Winston-Salem Rheumatologist Doctors for Connective Tissue Disease Type of Physician: Rheumatologist What is a Rheumatologist. 2 Brett Smith Wake Forest Baptist Health Rheumatology 301 Medical Center Blvd Winston-Salem, NC 27157 336 716-4209 1 office location s. 3 Amer Alkhoudari Wake Forest Baptist Health Rheumatology 301 Medical Center Blvd Winston-Salem, NC 27157 336 716-4209 1 office location s. 4 Nilamadhab Mishra Wake Forest Baptist Health Rheumatology 301 Medical Center Blvd Winston-Salem, NC 27157 336 716-4209 1 office location s. 5 Nihad Yasmin Wake Forest Baptist Health Rheumatology 301 Medical Center Blvd Winston-Salem, NC 27157 336 716-4209 1 office location s. 7 Sadiq Ali Wake Forest Baptist Health Rheumatology 301 Medical Center Blvd Winston-Salem, NC 27157 336 716-4209 1 office location s. 8 Nkechinyere Emejuaiwe Wake Forest Baptist Health Rheumatology 301 Medical Center Blvd Winston-Salem, NC 27157 336 716-4209 1 office location s. 9 Dennis Ang Wake Forest ...
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*  Pulmonary Involvement in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases | 978-0-444-51652-7 | Elsevier
Pulmonary Involvement in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases. Elsevier. Pulmonary Involvement in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases Series Editor: Ronald Asherson, Killarney, Johannesburg, South Africa Edited by Andrea Doria Paolo Pauletto In this book is found the information essential to diagnosing, managing and treating the lung complications of connective tissue diseases. This is a notoriously difficult area, which continues to puzzle clinicians, despite the fact that these disorders are increasingly frequent as a result of longer survival in connective tissue disease. In separate chapters, the major connective tissue diseases are reviewed, with detailed discussion of a variety of lung abnormalities, including pleural disease, parenchymal lung disease and pulmonary vascular disease. There are also invaluable overviews of lung histological and CT appearances in these disorders, and a deeply insightful chapter on drug-induced lung disease in connective tissue disease. Pathology. 1 Lung pathology in connective tissue dis...
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*  Antimalarial quinolines | Drugs.com
Antimalarial quinolines. Drugs.com. Skip to Content. Search:. All. All Consumer Professional Pill ID Interactions News FDA Alerts Approvals Pipeline Clinical Trials Care Notes Encyclopedia Dictionary Natural Products. Browse all medications:. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z. Advanced Search. Topics Tools. Sign In. Sign In. Register. Menu. Close Account. Sign In. Register Now. Drugs A-Z. A-Z Drug Index. Drugs by Condition. Drugs by Class. Generic Drugs. OTC Drugs. International Drugs. Natural Products. Veterinary Products. Info en Espa ol. Drug Side Effects. Dosage Guides. Pregnancy Warnings. Breastfeeding Warnings. Pricing Coupons. Inactive Ingredients. Advanced Search. Phonetic Search. Pill Identifier. Interactions Checker. News. Q A. Pro Edition. Apps. More. Videos. Slideshows. Mobile Apps. Pricing Coupon Guide. Home. Drug Classes. Anti-infectives. Antimalarial Agents. Print. Share. Antimalarial quinolines. A drug may be classified by the chemical type of the active ingredient or by the ...
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*  Causes of Scleroderma: Solvents
Occupational or environmental exposure to solvents and cleaning products, including trichloroethylene, benzene, paint thinners and paint removers are known causes of scleroderma. TCE exposure increases the risk of autoimmune disease and a specific type of generalized hypersensitivity syndrome. Exposure to organic solvents is a risk factor for developing autoimmune diseases. Individuals with non-modifiable risk factors, such as familial autoimmunity, should avoid any exposure to organic solvents in order to avoid increasing their risk of autoimmune diseases. Evidence of autoimmune-related effects of trichloroethylene exposure from studies in mice and humans. Occupational exposure and systemic sclerosis. Occupational Exposure to Solvents and Gender-Related Risk of Systemic Sclerosis SSc : a Metaanalysis of Case-Control Studies. Whereas SSc affects women predominantly, among subjects with occupational exposure to solvents, men are at higher risk than women for the disease. Systemic Sclerosis and Occupational Ris...
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*  Safety and efficacy of mizoribine in patients with connective tissue diseases other than rheumatoid
... arthritis. BioMedSearch. Advanced Search. Tools. Search Tutorial. Login. Document Detail. Safety and efficacy of mizoribine in patients with connective tissue diseases other than rheumatoid arthritis. MedLine Citation:. PMID: 23283538 Owner: NLM Status: Publisher. Abstract/OtherAbstract:. The objective of this study was to examine the safety and efficacy of mizoribine MZR , an inhibitor of inosine monophosphate dehydrogenase, in patients with connective tissue diseases CTDs other than rheumatoid arthritis. We identified all patients who had ever been treated with MZR for CTDs at our institution during the period from January 2001 to May 2011. A retrospective review of medical records was performed to evaluate safety and efficacy of MZR. A total of 63 patients 13 induction and 50 maintenance therapy with MZR were included. Doses of PSL were significantly decreased at last follow-up in both the induction 45.2 ± 15.6 vs. 8.4 ± 5.7 mg/day, p 0.01 and the maintenance group 12.4 ± 7.6 vs. 9.3 ± 6.4 mg/day, p 0...
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*  Stockton CA Rheumatologist Doctors - Connective Tissue Disease: Get Information on Treatments
... Bacterial Skin Diseases. Fungal Skin Diseases. Diseases Conditions. Health Living. Health Living. Bacterial Skin Diseases. Fungal Skin Diseases. Stockton Rheumatologist Doctors for Connective Tissue Disease Type of Physician: Rheumatologist What is a Rheumatologist. Dixit Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 867-9090 2 office location s. Dixit Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 867-9090 2 office location s. Wu Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 867-9090 2 office location s. Foster Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 867-9090 2 office location s. Padula Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 867-9090 2 office location s. Mcnamara Arthritis & Rheumatology Center 2301 Camino Ramon Ste 286 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 242-1111 1 office location s. A connective tissue disease is a...
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*  Sun City AZ Rheumatologist Doctors - Connective Tissue Disease: Get Information on Treatments
... Diseases Conditions. Sun City Rheumatologist Doctors for Connective Tissue Disease Type of Physician: Rheumatologist What is a Rheumatologist. Amin Valley Arthritis Care 20033 N 19th Ave Ste 100 Phoenix, AZ 85027 623 815-2690 4 office location s. Tesser Arizona Arthritis/Rheumatolgy 5601 W Eugie Ave Ste 204 Glendale, AZ 85304 480 443-8400 4 office location s. Fotinos Arizona Arthritis/Rheumatolgy 5601 W Eugie Ave Ste 204 Glendale, AZ 85304 480 443-8400 3 office location s. Carbonniere Arizona Arthritis/Rheumatolgy 5601 W Eugie Ave Ste 204 Glendale, AZ 85304 480 443-8400 3 office location s. Konya Arizona Arthritis/Rheumatolgy 5601 W Eugie Ave Ste 204 Glendale, AZ 85304 480 443-8400 4 office location s. Brown Arizona Arthritis/Rheumatolgy 5601 W Eugie Ave Ste 204 Glendale, AZ 85304 480 443-8400 4 office location s. Lynn Arizona Arthritis/Rheumatolgy 5601 W Eugie Ave Ste 204 Glendale, AZ 85304 480 443-8400 3 office location s. Caldron Arizona Arthritis/Rheumatolgy 5601 W Eugie Ave Ste 204 Glendale, AZ 8530...
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*  Category:Connective tissue diseases
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*  PLOS ONE: Generalized Connective Tissue Disease in Crtap-/- Mouse
... Article-Level Metrics. Click through the PLOS taxonomy to find articles in your field. Open Access Peer-reviewed Research Article. Generalized Connective Tissue Disease in Crtap-/- Mouse. Article. Abstract Mutations in CRTAP coding for cartilage-associated protein , LEPRE1 coding for prolyl 3-hydroxylase 1 or PPIB coding for Cyclophilin B cause recessive forms of osteogenesis imperfecta and loss or decrease of type I collagen prolyl 3-hydroxylation. The phenotype of the Crtap-/- mice led to the identification of CRTAP mutations in patients with recessively inherited forms of osteogenesis imperfecta OI. BrdU staining of Crtap-/- A and wildtype B lung at P10 and 20× magnification, n = 5. BrdU staining of Crtap-/- D and wildtype E kidney at P10 and 20× magnification. One of the consequences of loss of Crtap is the near complete absence of prolyl 3-hydroxylation at proline 986 in α1 I and α1 II chains of type I and II collagens. The homologous proline at P986 in the α2 V chain of type V collagen from bone an...
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*  Arthritis Research & Therapy | Full text | Vitamin D deficiency in undifferentiated connective tissu
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*  Connective Tissue Disorders Learning Center
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*  Systemic
In medicine, 'systemic' means affecting the whole body, or at least multiple organ system s. Systemic administration, a route of administration of medication so that the entire body is affected Systemic circulation, carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the body and then returns deoxygenated blood back to the heart Systemic disease, an illness that affects multiple organs, systems or tissues, or the entire body Systemic effect, an adverse effect of a medical treatment that affects the body as a whole, rather than one part Systemic inflammatory response syndrome, an inflammatory state affecting the whole body, frequently in response to infection Systemic lupus erythematosus, a chronic autoimmune connective tissue disease that can affect any part of the body Systemic scleroderma, also known as systemic sclerosis, a systemic connective tissue disease Systemic venous system, refers to veins that drain into the right atrium without passing through two vascular beds Systemic exertion intolerance disease, a new...
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*  Cuyahoga Falls OH Rheumatologist Doctors - Connective Tissue Disease: Get Information on Treatments
... Bacterial Skin Diseases. Fungal Skin Diseases. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – What do you know about CFS. Diseases Conditions. Arthritis. Health Living. Health Living. Bacterial Skin Diseases. Fungal Skin Diseases. Cuyahoga Falls Rheumatologist Doctors for Connective Tissue Disease Type of Physician: Rheumatologist What is a Rheumatologist. 2 Cheung Cho Yue Metrohealth Medical Center Rheumatology 2500 Metrohealth Dr Ste H586 Cleveland, OH 44109 216 778-4765 37 years experience 3 office location s. Jayakar Cleveland Clinic 551 Washington St Chagrin Falls, OH 44022 440 893-9393 1 office location s. Magrey Metrohealth Medical Center Rheumatology 2500 Metrohealth Dr Ste H586 Cleveland, OH 44109 216 778-4765 3 office location s. Ballou Metrohealth Medical Center Rheumatology 2500 Metrohealth Dr Ste H586 Cleveland, OH 44109 216 778-4765 1 office location s. 46 Sobia Hassan Metrohealth Medical Center Rheumatology 2500 Metrohealth Dr Ste H586 Cleveland, OH 44109 216 778-4765 1 office location s. Singer Metrohealth M...
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*  Sunnyvale CA Rheumatologist Doctors - Connective Tissue Disease: Get Information on Treatments
... Diseases Conditions. Health Living. Mental Health. Health Living. Sunnyvale Rheumatologist Doctors for Connective Tissue Disease Type of Physician: Rheumatologist What is a Rheumatologist. Robinson Palo Alto VA Medical Center Rheumatology 3801 Miranda Ave Palo Alto, CA 94304 650 493-5000 19 years experience 1 office location s. Padula Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 867-9090 2 office location s. Foster Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 867-9090 2 office location s. Wu Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 867-9090 2 office location s. Dixit Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 867-9090 2 office location s. 66 Angela Vega Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 867-9090 2 office location s. Dixit Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 9...
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*  connective tissue disorder
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*  El Monte CA Rheumatologist Doctors - Connective Tissue Disease: Get Information on Treatments
El Monte CA Rheumatologist Doctors - Connective Tissue Disease: Get Information on Treatments. Diseases Conditions. Arthritis. El Monte Rheumatologist Doctors for Connective Tissue Disease Type of Physician: Rheumatologist What is a Rheumatologist. Hwang Jimmy H Hwang MD 223 N Garfield Ave Ste 300 Monterey Park, CA 91754 626 571-9806 2 office location s. Sandler Joseph I Sandler MD 2322 S Garfield Ave Monterey Park, CA 91754 323 722-5300 1 office location s. 14 Ramachandran Srinivasan Monterey Park Medical Center 941 S Atlantic Blvd Ste 101 Monterey Park, CA 91754 626 458-8401 2 office location s. Bustamante Monterey Park Medical Center 941 S Atlantic Blvd Ste 101 Monterey Park, CA 91754 626 458-8401 1 office location s. Ho Arthritis & Osteoporosis Medical Center 711 W College St Ste 590 Los Angeles, CA 90012 213 621-9020 3 office location s. Chan Arthritis & Osteoporosis Medical Center 2063 S Atlantic Blvd Ste 300 Monterey Park, CA 91754 323 796-0170 1 office location s. 19 Li Yang Arthritis & Osteoporosis M...
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*  Dearborn MI Rheumatologist Doctors - Connective Tissue Disease: Get Information on Treatments
... Dearborn Rheumatologist Doctors for Connective Tissue Disease Type of Physician: Rheumatologist What is a Rheumatologist. Adams Childrens Hospital Of Michigan Pediatric Specialty Center 3950 Beaubien St Fl 3 Detroit, MI 48201 313 832-8550 2 office location s. Knight University Of Michigan Medical Center Taubman Center Rheumatology 1500 E Medical Center Dr FL 3 Ann Arbor, MI 48109 734 647-5900 1 office location s. Laing University Of Michigan Medical Center Taubman Center Rheumatology 1500 E Medical Center Dr FL 3 Ann Arbor, MI 48109 734 647-5900 1 office location s. Mccune University Of Michigan Medical Center Taubman Center Rheumatology 1500 E Medical Center Dr FL 3 Ann Arbor, MI 48109 734 647-5900 1 office location s. Kaplan University Of Michigan Medical Center Taubman Center Rheumatology 1500 E Medical Center Dr FL 3 Ann Arbor, MI 48109 734 647-5900 1 office location s. 82 Joseph Holoshitz University Of Michigan Medical Center Taubman Center Rheumatology 1500 E Medical Center Dr FL 3 Ann Arbor, MI 48...
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*  Alameda CA Rheumatologist Doctors - Connective Tissue Disease: Get Information on Treatments
... Diseases Conditions. Health Living. Mental Health. Health Living. Alameda Rheumatologist Doctors for Connective Tissue Disease Type of Physician: Rheumatologist What is a Rheumatologist. Troncoso Kaiser Permanente Medical Group 2417 Central Ave Alameda, CA 94501 510 752-9200 29 years experience 1 office location s. 3 Kelly Ross-Manashil Alameda Health Systems Hematology & Oncology Clinic 1411 E 31st St Ste HCP5 Oakland, CA 94602 510 535-7332 1 office location s. Dillon Kaiser Permanente Medical Group 2238 Geary Blvd San Francisco, CA 94115 415 833-2202 1 office location s. Padula Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 867-9090 2 office location s. Foster Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 867-9090 2 office location s. Wu Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San Ramon, CA 94583 925 867-9090 2 office location s. 50 Angela Vega Northern California Arthritis 5201 Norris Canyon Rd Ste 305 San R...
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*  Alhambra CA Rheumatologist Doctors - Connective Tissue Disease: Get Information on Treatments
... Bacterial Skin Diseases. Fungal Skin Diseases. Diseases Conditions. Arthritis. Mental Health. Bacterial Skin Diseases. Fungal Skin Diseases. Alhambra Rheumatologist Doctors for Connective Tissue Disease Type of Physician: Rheumatologist What is a Rheumatologist. Bustamante Monterey Park Medical Center 941 S Atlantic Blvd Ste 101 Monterey Park, CA 91754 626 458-8401 1 office location s. Ho Arthritis & Osteoporosis Medical Center 711 W College St Ste 590 Los Angeles, CA 90012 213 621-9020 3 office location s. Chan Arthritis & Osteoporosis Medical Center 2063 S Atlantic Blvd Ste 300 Monterey Park, CA 91754 323 796-0170 1 office location s. 9 Li Yang Arthritis & Osteoporosis Medical Center 2063 S Atlantic Blvd Ste 300 Monterey Park, CA 91754 323 796-0170 1 office location s. Trinh Arthritis & Osteoporosis Medical Center 2063 S Atlantic Blvd Ste 300 Monterey Park, CA 91754 323 796-0170 2 office location s. 17 Shylaja Rachabattula Huntington Medical Foundation 55 E California Blvd Ste 240 Pasadena, CA 91105 62...
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*  Overlap syndrome (connective tissue disease)
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*  Template:Localized connective tissue diseases
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*  Handout on Health: Scleroderma
This publication describes the different forms of scleroderma and provides information on their symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, including what patients can do to help manage their disease and the problems associated with it. Systemic Scleroderma also known as Systemic Sclerosis This is the term for the form of the disease that not only includes the skin, but also involves the tissues beneath, the blood vessels, and the major organs. Finding one or more of the following factors can help the doctor diagnose a certain form of scleroderma: changed skin appearance and texture, including swollen fingers and hands and tight skin around the hands, face, mouth, or elsewhere calcium deposits developing under the skin changes in the tiny blood vessels capillaries at the base of the fingernails thickened skin patches. Some patients have some symptoms related to scleroderma and may fit into one of the following groups: Undifferentiated connective tissue disease UCTD : This is a term for patients who have some signs an...
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*  Scleroderma Registry - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
... Verified April 2014 by National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases NIAMS Sponsor: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases NIAMS Collaborator: The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston Information provided by Responsible Party : National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases NIAMS. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00074568 First received: December 16, 2003 Last updated: April 8, 2014 Last verified: April 2014 History of Changes. The Scleroderma Registry will conduct genetic analyses for disease-related genes in patients with scleroderma and their family members parents, brothers, and sisters. Systemic Sclerosis Scleroderma. Further study details as provided by National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases NIAMS :. 2 Healthy volunteers with no autoimmune disease and without a first-degree relative with a systemic autoimmune disease. Study Population Patients diagnosed with Systemic Sclerosis...
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*  Proline-rich 12
... The 'Homo sapiens' 'PRR12' gene is 34,785 base pairs long, contains 14 exons, and is located on chromosome 19 at 19q13.33. 3 Nitric oxide synthase interacting protein, NOSIP, regulates the activity and localization of nitric oxide synthase endothelial and neuronal, controlling nitric oxide production. 4 Proline rich Gla, PRRG2, has a Gla domain which binds hyaluronan and is associated with proteins present in the 'extracellular matrix' involved with cell adhesion and cell migration. Because no clear TATA box was found, it is possible that PRR12 is regulated by a TATA-less promoter containing a downstream promoter element DPE. none|frame|PRR12 Promoter Region as predicted using ElDorado via Genomatix. The PRR12 mRNA transcript is 6960 base pairs long and contains several short sequence repeats. The 3’ UTR is 852 base pairs long. The PRR12 transcript encodes a protein that is 2036 residues long. Residues such as G, A, S, Y, and P are listed as poor protectors and PRR12 is rich in both proline and glycine. ...
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*  doiSerbia - Issue
Full text 530 KB DOI:10.2298/VSP0809663D Asymptomatic renal damages in persons with chronic professional exposure to elementary mercury low concentrations Đurić Stevan, Jovanović Dragan, Hrvačević Rajko, Kovačević Zoran, Konjević Marija Vojnosanitetski pregled, 2008 65 9 :670-675 Details Full text 409 KB DOI:10.2298/VSP0809670D Caries risk estimation in children regarding values of saliva buffer system components and carboanhydrase activity Šurdilović Dušan, Stojanović Ivana, Apostolović Mirjana Vojnosanitetski pregled, 2008 65 9 :676-680 Details Full text 376 KB DOI:10.2298/VSP0809676S Determination of fibrin glue with antibiotics on collagen production in colon anastomosis Stanojković Zoran, Stanojević Goran, Stojanović Miroslav, Milić Dragan, Živić Saša Vojnosanitetski pregled, 2008 65 9 :681-687 Details Full text 996 KB DOI:10.2298/VSP0809681S Lung involvement in systemic connective tissue diseases Plavec Goran, Tomić Ilija, Bihorac Sanela, Kovačević Gordana, Pavlica Ljiljana, Cvetković Gordana, Sikimić S...
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*  www.arthritis-research.com - Figure
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*  Living with a Genetic Connective Tissue Disease SparkTeam | SparkPeople
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*  Vitamin D deficiencies may impact onset of autoimmune lung disease -- ScienceDaily
... Your source for the latest research news. Mobile. Follow. Subscribe. Breaking News :. Ancient Ocean Alga Was Pre-Set for Life On Land. Volcanic Eruptions Affect Flow of Major Rivers. Ocean Bacteria: Millions of Tons of Hydrocarbons. How the Brain Recognizes Objects. Chernobyl: The Animals Have Returned. Illegal Trade Puts Cacti On Most Threatened List. World's Largest Atom Smashers: Smallest Droplets. Crucial Hurdle Overcome in Quantum Computing. Your Visual Cortex Is Making Decisions. Anorexia Nervosa and Gut Bacteria Linked: Study. Science News from research organizations. Vitamin D deficiencies may impact onset of autoimmune lung disease. Date: January 5, 2011 Source: University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center Summary: A new study shows that vitamin D deficiency could be linked to the development and severity of certain autoimmune lung diseases. Share:. Total shares:. FULL STORY. A new study shows that vitamin D deficiency could be linked to the development and severity of certain autoimmune lung...
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*  Handled With Care: Non-Surgical Treatment for Thumb Arthritis
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*  HQLO | Full text | Quality of life as measured by the short-form 36 (SF-36) questionnaire in patient
HQLO. Full text. Quality of life as measured by the short-form 36 SF-36 questionnaire in patients with early systemic sclerosis and undifferentiated connective tissue disease. hqlo.com/article/10.1186/1477/7525/11/23 Bottom,Top BioMed Central. Journals. Gateways. . 2.12 Search HQLO BioMed Central for. Go. Advanced search Home. Articles. Authors. Reviewers. About this journal. My HQLO. Top. Abstract. Background. Methods. Results. Discussion. Abbreviations. Competing interests. Authors’ cont... Acknowledgements. References. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes Volume 11. Viewing options Abstract. Full text. PDF 171KB. Associated material PubMed record. Article metrics. Open Badges. Readers' comments. Related literature Cited by. Google blog search Other articles by authors on Google Scholar. Iudici M. Cuomo G. Vettori S. Avellino M. Valentini G. on PubMed. Iudici M. Cuomo G. Vettori S. Avellino M. Valentini G. Related articles/pages on Google. on Google Scholar. on PubMed. Tools Download references. Download XML...
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... FAQ. Members. Login. Search Advanced search. Advanced search. Close. Quick links. Unanswered posts. Active topics. Search. Members. The team. FAQ. Login. Board index. Preeclampsia Information. HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders. Search. Connect with your social network account. Range of underlying disorders. Post a reply Username:. Subject:. Confirmation code: In an effort to prevent automatic submissions, we require that you type the text displayed into the field underneath. Font colour:. . Tiny Small Normal Large Huge. Smilies BBCode is ON is ON is OFF is ON Smilies are ON Topic review Yes, my hives were definitely autoimmune too. It was a problem when I first started having them - to the degree that I had them when pregnant/postpartum- because when you look at a person covered in welts, you think, allergic reaction - bad allergic reaction. They popped up just as Eliz described - when I would take a hot shower or get under a warm blanket, etc. I too went through the whole battery of alle...
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*  connective tissue disorder
... . connective tissue disorder Printable View. Show 40 post s from this thread on one page. Page 2 of 2. First. 2 Jump to page:. 01-04-2012, 10:36 PM magistramarla Hey Shine, At least you now have a positive diagnosis. It sounds like you have a caring GP, who will work with you on finding a good combination of meds to get you feeling better until you can get situated with a rheumy. Lots of luck. Hugs, Marla 01-05-2012, 04:49 AM steve.b a diagnosis is the first step. i am happy for you. i hope you can get back to normal ....... most of us have a new normal , as we cannot get back to the old normal. 01-05-2012, 09:14 PM Shine What do you all mean by new normal. Surely if the meds work then I should be able to get back to normal normal. Am I being naive. I just want to be the one who gets up before everyone else in the morning, who practically skips everywhere, who dances like an idiot, who doesn't have to use the handrails, who can sit down without groaning, who can work hard and play hard, who doesn't have ...
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*  Dermatopolymyositis
... infobox disease name dermatopolymyositis image caption diseasesdb icd icd icd icdo omim medlineplus emedicinesubj emedicinetopic meshid d dermatopolymyositis also called pm dm is a family of myositis disorders that includes polymyositis and dermatomyositis references category inflammations category systemic connective tissue disorders...
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*  Limb girdle syndrome
... is a term to describe several distinct medical conditions including polymyositis myopathy associated with endocrine disease metabolic myopathy drug induced myopathy and limb girdle muscular dystrophy limb girdle syndrome is weakness located and concentrated around the proximal limb muscles there are many causes manifestations and treatments wilkinson iain and lennox graham june essential neurology th ed wiley blackwell p isbn references category systemic connective tissue disorders...
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*  Goodpasture syndrome
}} 'Goodpasture syndrome' GPS; also known as 'Goodpasture’s disease', 'antiglomerular basement antibody disease', or 'anti-GBM disease' is a rare autoimmune disease in which antibodies attack the basement membrane in lungs and kidneys, leading to bleeding from the lungs and kidney failure. Signs and symptoms Cause Pathophysiology Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Epidemiology See also References External links. The anti glomerular basement membrane GBM antibodies primarily attack the kidneys and lungs, although, generalized symptoms like malaise, weight loss, fatigue, fever, and chills are also common, as are joint aches and pains. 3 60 to 80% of those with the condition experience both lung and kidney involvement; 20-40% have kidney involvement alone, and less than 10% have lung involvement alone. 4 Kidney symptoms usually include blood in the urine, protein in the urine, unexplained swelling of limbs or face, high amounts of urea in the blood, and high blood pressure. GPS causes the abnormal production of anti-...
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*  Glucosamine, chondroitin, MSM and Microlactin joint supplements - Nutrition Express Articles
It is required to maintain the structure of proteins, collagen and keratin in the body -- the building block of nails, skin, hair, joints and other connective tissues.* In one study, injured athletes taking MSM in addition to their usual physical therapy reported improved recovery 58% versus a placebo group 33%. It is required to maintain the structure of proteins, collagen and keratin in the body -- the building block of nails, skin, hair, joints and other connective tissues.* In one study, injured athletes taking MSM in addition to their usual physical therapy reported improved recovery 58% versus a placebo group 33%. It is required to maintain the structure of proteins, collagen and keratin in the body -- the building block of nails, skin, hair, joints and other connective tissues.* In one study, injured athletes taking MSM in addition to their usual physical therapy reported improved recovery 58% versus a placebo group 33%. It is required to maintain the structure of proteins, collagen and keratin in the ...
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*  Glucosamine, chondroitin, MSM and Microlactin joint supplements - Nutrition Express Articles
It is required to maintain the structure of proteins, collagen and keratin in the body -- the building block of nails, skin, hair, joints and other connective tissues.* In one study, injured athletes taking MSM in addition to their usual physical therapy reported improved recovery 58% versus a placebo group 33%. It is required to maintain the structure of proteins, collagen and keratin in the body -- the building block of nails, skin, hair, joints and other connective tissues.* In one study, injured athletes taking MSM in addition to their usual physical therapy reported improved recovery 58% versus a placebo group 33%. It is required to maintain the structure of proteins, collagen and keratin in the body -- the building block of nails, skin, hair, joints and other connective tissues.* In one study, injured athletes taking MSM in addition to their usual physical therapy reported improved recovery 58% versus a placebo group 33%. It is required to maintain the structure of proteins, collagen and keratin in the ...
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*  Glucosamine, chondroitin, MSM and Microlactin joint supplements - Nutrition Express Articles
It is required to maintain the structure of proteins, collagen and keratin in the body -- the building block of nails, skin, hair, joints and other connective tissues.* In one study, injured athletes taking MSM in addition to their usual physical therapy reported improved recovery 58% versus a placebo group 33%. It is required to maintain the structure of proteins, collagen and keratin in the body -- the building block of nails, skin, hair, joints and other connective tissues.* In one study, injured athletes taking MSM in addition to their usual physical therapy reported improved recovery 58% versus a placebo group 33%. It is required to maintain the structure of proteins, collagen and keratin in the body -- the building block of nails, skin, hair, joints and other connective tissues.* In one study, injured athletes taking MSM in addition to their usual physical therapy reported improved recovery 58% versus a placebo group 33%. It is required to maintain the structure of proteins, collagen and keratin in the ...
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*  ENAE - Specimen: Antibody to Extractable Nuclear Antigen Evaluation, Serum
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*  SM - Overview: Sm Antibodies, IgG, Serum
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*  CMA - Performance: Centromere Antibodies, IgG, Serum
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*  Faculty Members | Academics | Penn Rheumatology
Faculty Members. Penn Medicine Home. Academics Penn Rheumatology Faculty Members. Penn Rheumatology Faculty Members All Penn Rheumatology Faculty. Intern in Medicine, Graduate Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1995-1996. Resident in Medicine, Graduate Hospital, Allegheny University, Philadelphia, PA, 1996-1998. Clinical Fellow in Rheumatology, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Allegheny University, Philadelphia, PA, 1998-1998. American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, 2001. American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, 2011. Thorax 69 5 : 428-36, May 2014 Saketkoo LA, Mittoo S, Frankel S, LeSage D, Sarver C, Phillips K, Strand V, Matteson EL; OMERACT Connective Tissue Disease–Interstitial Lung Diseases Working Group; OMERACT Connective Tissue Disease-Interstitial Lung Diseases Working Group : Reconciling healthcare professional and patient perspectives in the development of disease activity and response criteria in connective tissue disease-related interstitial lung diseases...
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*  Diagnosed two years ago with connective tissue disorder/mild lupus - Who Posted?
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*  Associated diseases - Lupus - Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Skip to main content About PHA. Events. Patients. About PH. Empowered Patient Online Toolkit. Find Support. PH Plus Blog: Patient Stories. Diagnosis. Sildenafil Revatio ® for Pediatric Use. Newly Diagnosed. Get to Know your PH Healthcare Team. Envelope of Hope Order Form - US English. Envelope of Hope Order Form - non-U.S./International, in English. Register for The Newly Diagnosed Self-Study: PH Ready. Connect with Other Patients. Living with PH. PH Kids. Teens With PH. PHA Teens Social Network. Teen Issues. Coping as a Teenager with PH. Coping with High School. Friends, Family and PH. Living With PH ... and Your Family. Planning for College. Teens Raise Awareness. Transitioning From Pediatric to Adult PH Care. Insurance. Connect with Other Young Adults. Help spread PH awareness and share PH information with your family and PHriends. Lupus-associated PAH occurs more frequently in females and in a slightly younger age group than idiopathic PAH IPAH or scleroderma-associated PAH. A few patients with lupus-asso...
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*  Narrow Results for BX/Muscle biopsy/Increased interstitial tissue > Disease Causes & Rule outs
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www arthritis research com table table sensitivity and specificity of anti scl in diagnosis of ssc ssc versus assay used sensitivity specificity normal controls id ib elisa overall other connective tissue diseases id ib elisa overall primary raynaud s phenomenon id non ssc relatives id reference reference elisa enzyme linked immunosorbent assay ib immunoblotting id immunodiffusion ho and reveille arthritis res ther doi ar...
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*  LymphomaOcularAdnexa - Schema Index
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*  Collaborative Stage
... for TNM 7 - Revised 11/22/2010 LymphomaOcularAdnexa Lymphoma of the Ocular Adnexa and Skin of Eyelid. M-9590-9734, 9762, 9820-9837, 9940 C44.1 Skin of Eyelid C69.0 Conjunctiva C69.5 Lacrimal Gland C69.6 Orbit Note 1: Laterality must be coded for this site. Note 2: Ocular lymphomas are assigned a stage grouping but no TNM values in AJCC 6th Edition staging. Ocular lymphomas are assigned TNM values but no stage grouping in AJCC 7th Edition staging. CS Tumor Size CS Extension CS Tumor Size/Ext Eval CS Lymph Nodes CS Lymph Nodes Eval Regional Nodes Positive Regional Nodes Examined CS Mets at DX CS Mets Eval CS Site-Specific Factor 1 Associated with HIV/AIDS CS Site-Specific Factor 2 Systemic Symptoms at Diagnosis CS Site-Specific Factor 3 International Prognostic Index IPI CS Site-Specific Factor 4 Follicular Lymphoma Prognostic Index FLIPI CS Site-Specific Factor 5 Ki-67/MIB-1 Labeling Index LI : Ophthalmic CS Site-Specific Factor 6 Lactate Dehydrogenase LDH. CS Site-Specific Factor 7 Rheumatoid Arthritis C...
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*  Connective tissue condition
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*  Any mom's who developed health issues after pregnancy or have autoimmune diseases? - Page 2 - BabyCe
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*  Braverman's sign
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*  Disseminated disease
... refers to a diffuse disease process generally either infectious or neoplastic the term may sometimes also characterize connective tissue disease a disseminated infection for example has extended beyond its origin or nidus and involved the bloodstream to seed other areas of the body similarly one can view metastatic cancer as a disseminated infection in that it has extended into the bloodstream or into the lymphatic system and thus seeded distant sites a process known as metastasis disseminated disease often contrasts localized disease category diseases and disorders by system category medical terminology...
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*  .. Últimos comentarios
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*  Characteristics and Disease Progression of Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and Systemic Lupus Erythe
... matosus - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov. Characteristics and Disease Progression of Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus This study is currently recruiting participants. Verified March 2015 by University of Miami Sponsor: University of Miami Collaborator: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases NIAMS Information provided by Responsible Party : Eric L. Greidinger, University of Miami. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00582881 First received: December 19, 2007 Last updated: March 17, 2015 Last verified: March 2015 History of Changes. Systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and mixed connective tissue disease MCTD are long-term autoimmune diseases in which the immune system attacks parts of the body. Mixed Connective Tissue Disease MCTD Systemic Lupus Erythematosus SLE. Genetics Home Reference related topics: systemic lupus erythematosus MedlinePlus related topics: Connective Tissue Disorders Lupus Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center resource...
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*  MayoClinic.com Health Library - Mixed connective tissue disease
... Doctors. myHealth eLink Request an Appointment. Specialty Services. Riverside Regional Medical Center Riverside Walter Reed Hospital Riverside Tappahannock Hospital Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Riverside Doctors' Hospital Specialty Hospitals. Riverside Rehabilitation Institute Hampton Roads Specialty Hospital Riverside Behavioral Health Center. Log In to myHealth eLink. About myHealth eLink Find a Doctor Request an Appointment Schedule a Mammogram. riversideonline.com Home » MayoClinic.com Health Library » Disease & Conditions. Mixed connective tissue disease. Mixed connective tissue disease. Definition Symptoms Causes Risk factors Complications Preparing for your appointment Tests and diagnosis Treatments and drugs Lifestyle and home remedies Definition. In mixed connective tissue disease, the symptoms of the separate diseases usually don't appear all at once. One of the most common early indicators is known as Raynaud's phenomenon — in which your fingers feel cold and numb, often in response to co...
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*  Mixed connective tissue disease
... Name = Mixed connective tissue disease. Image = File: Mixed Connective Tissue Disease MCTD Awareness Ribbon.png. Caption = Mixed Connective Tissue Disease MCTD Awareness Ribbon. DiseasesDB = 8312. ICD10 =. ICD9 = {{ICD9|710.8}}. ICDO =. OMIM =. }} In medicine, 'mixed connective tissue disease' also known as 'Sharp's syndrome', commonly abbreviated as 'MCTD', is an autoimmune disease in which the body's defense system attacks itself. It was characterized in 1972,. 1 and the term was introduced by Leroy. 3 It is sometimes said to be the same as undifferentiated connective tissue disease,. 5 Signs and symptoms Diagnosis Cause Prognosis See also References External links. Signs and symptoms. MCTD combines features of scleroderma, myositis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis. with some sources adding polymyositis, dermatomyositis, and inclusion body myositis. and is thus considered an overlap syndrome. MCTD commonly causes: joint pain/swelling, malaise, Raynaud phenomenon, muscle inflammat...
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*  DermIS - Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (information on the diagnosis)
DermIS - Mixed Connective Tissue Disease information on the diagnosis. DOIA. PeDOIA. Information Modules. Organisations. User Input. Info. related DOIA Same page in DOIA differential diagnoses Chronic Polyarthritis 0 Raynaud's Syndrome 0 Eosinophilia-Myalgia Syndrome 0 Eosinophilic Fasciitis 0 Allergic Contact Eczema Type I 0 Allergic Contact Dermatitis, Acute Chronic 5 Alopecia, Diffuse 0 Discoid Lupus Erythematosus DLE 5 Lupus Erythematosus Mucosae Oris 0 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 4 Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus SCLE 3 Progressive Systemic Scleroderma 0 Sj gren's Syndrome 0 Dermatomyositis 8 Livedoid Vasculitis 1 related links Search www.google.com for 'Mixed Connective Tissue Disease' MEDLINE MeSH. search string. by alphabet * a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z. Mixed Connective Tissue Disease definition A syndrome with overlapping clinical features of systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, polymyositis, and Raynaud's phenomenon. The disease is differentially characterized ...
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New Posts. Systemic Lupus Talk General Forums. Newly Diagonosed. Welcome to the WeHaveLupus.com forums. View Profile. View Forum Posts. Private Message. View Blog Entries. Join Date Jan 2012 Location Midland, TX Posts 179 Thanks 173 Thanked 25 Times in 21 Posts. I had an elevated ANA 1:320 , a high RNP antibody 172 with 100-120 being normal and a high SCL-70 antibody 195 with 100-120 being normal What irks me is my ANA pattern came back as speckled AND homogenous. -Robert Eliot Dx: Potential Lupus, Diffuse Systemic Sclerosis, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease Rx: Prednisone 5mg 1x daily, Lyrica 75mg 2x daily, Omeprazole 200mg 1x daily, Xanax .5mg prn. Reply With Quote. View Profile. View Forum Posts. Private Message. View Blog Entries. Super Moderator. Super Moderator Emperor of the Solar System. Join Date Jan 2010 Location Houston, Texas Posts 4,526 Thanks 1,548 Thanked 1,748 Times in 1,214 Posts. I had an elevated ANA 1:320 , a high RNP antibody 172 with 100-120 being normal and a high SCL-70 antibody 195 wit...
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... infobox disease name overlap syndrome image alt caption diseasesdb icd icd icdo omim medlineplus emedicinesubj emedicinetopic meshid genereviewsid genereviewsname an overlap syndrome is an autoimmune disease of connective tissue in which a patient presents with symptoms of two or more diseases examples of overlap syndromes include mixed connective tissue disease and scleromyositis diagnosis depends from which diseases the patient shows symptoms and has positive antibodies for in their lab serology in overlap syndrome features of the following diseases are found most common listed systemic lupus erythematosus sle systemic sclerosis polymyositis dermatomyositis rheumatoid arthritis ra sjögren s syndrome churg strauss syndrome autoimmune thyroiditis antiphospholipid antibody syndrome the treatment of overlap syndrome is mainly based on the use of corticosteroids and immunosuppressants biologic drugs i e anti tnfα or anti cd monoclonal antibodies have been recently introduced as alternative treatments in ref...
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Lupus Resources. Glossary. Lupus Resources. Glossary. Read the full article here Source latimesblogs.latimes.com Withdrawn. Source: Clinicaltrials.gov. Visit Glossary. White blood cells, or leukocytes,help to fight infections in the body as part of the immune system. Lupus and other autoimmune disorders may lower the number of white blood cells in the body below a normal level. T cells are a type of blood cell that belong to a group of white blood cells WBCs called lymphocytes, which help the body fight infection. The date that the final data for a clinical study were collected because the last study participant has made the final visit to the study location that is, "last subject, last visit". Sources: MedlinePlus; National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Inflammation of the sclera is often linked to autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Pulmonary hypertension usually occurs along with another disease or condition, such as pregnancy, ...
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... Table 1. Baseline characteristics of patients. Feature. MCTD a. Controls. P value, MCTD vs. controls. MCTD b CVD +. MCTD CVD -. P value, MCTD/CVD + vs. MCTD/CVD -. n. 50. 38. 23. 27. Age at investigation years. 50.2 ± 10.0. 50.4 ± 10.3. 0.936. 50.1 ± 10.7. 50.2 ± 9.5. 0.99. Disease duration years. 9.56 ± 6.8 3 to 26. - - 10.3 ± 6.6 3 to 26. 8.9 ± 6.9 3 to 25. 0.481. SBP mmHg. 137.4 ± 21.1. 132.9 ± 19.6. 0.367. 144.7 ± 19.5. 131.1 ± 20.6. 0.037. DBP mmHg. 90.9 ± 15.9. 86.6 ± 15.3. 0.215. 88.5 ± 14.9. 92.9 ± 16.8. 0.299. BMI kg/m 2. 24.2 ± 1.3. 23.2 ± 1.1. 0.77. 23.9 ± 1.1. 24.81.9. 0.383. Smoking. Former smokers. 5 10%. 5 13.1. 0.7401. 2 8.6. 3 11.1. 1.0. Nonsmokers. 45 90%. 33 86.8%. 0.7401. 21 91.3. 24 88.8. 1.0. Serum triglyceride mmol/l. 1.611 ± 0.76. 1.6 ± 0.79. 0.755. 1.5 ± 0.82. 1.72 ± 0.70. 0.3367. Total cholesterol mmol/l. 5.94 ± 1.18. 5.47 ± 1.03. 0.047. 5.8 ± 1.2. 6.06 ± 1.13. 0.108. HDL-C mmol/l. 1.69 ± 0.5. 1.68 ± 0.49. 0.943. 1.56 ± 0.48. 1.8 ± 0.5. 0.22. LDL-C mmol/l. 3.62 ± 1.15. 3.23 ± 0....
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Lung Respiratory Disorders / COPD Board Index: sarcoidosis. health boards health message boards. Message Boards. Register FAQ Posting Policy Today's Posts Mark Boards Read Advanced Search Find A Board Site Map. HealthBoards. Lung Respiratory Disorders / COPD. Lung Respiratory Disorders / COPD Board Index Board Index > Lung Respiratory Disorders / COPD. There is a blood test that could be done-one that shows + antibodies to coccidiomycosis if you did have Valley Fever, and that can cause granulomas, like balls of scar tissue in the lungs. 6 replies. CT Scan of the chest Jul 18, 2013. The nodules may be from some inflammatory condition like connective tissue disease or possibly sarcoidosis, a granulomatous disease that is uncommon but benign and usually is self limited and resolves within 2 years. Some of the CT disorders that cause inflammatory are like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, mixed connective tissue disease. 3 replies Granuloma May 14, 2013. I am 35, 225lbs, very, very active in all sports no medical his...
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... 'Ribonucleoprotein RNP ' is a nucleoprotein that contains RNA, i.e. it is an association that combines ribonucleic acid and protein together referred also as protein-RNA complexes. A few known examples include the ribosome, the enzyme telomerase, vault ribonucleoproteins, RNase P, hnRNP and small nuclear RNPs snRNP s, which are implicated in pre-mRNA splicing spliceosome and are among the main components of the nucleolus. Currently, over 2000 RNPs can be found in PDB database. Based on known structures some common features of protein-RNA interface were deduced. 1 For example, RNP in snRNPs has an RNA-binding motif in its RNA-binding protein. Aromatic amino acid residues in this motif result in stacking interactions with RNA. Lysine residues in the helical portion of RNA-binding proteins help to stabilize interactions with nucleic acids. This nucleic acid binding is strengthened by electrostatic attraction between the positive lysine side chain s and the negative nucleic acid phosphate backbones. Addition...
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Undifferentiated connective tissue diseaseRibonucleoprotein: Ribonucleoprotein (RNP) is a nucleoprotein that contains RNA, i.e.Dense connective tissue: Dense connective tissue, also called dense fibrous tissue, has fibers as its main matrix element.Systemic sclerodermaAnti-dsDNA antibodies: Anti-dsDNA antibodies are a group of anti-nuclear antibodies and their target antigen is double stranded DNA. Blood tests such as enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and immunofluorescence are routinely performed to detect anti-dsDNA antibodies in diagnostic laboratories.Tour SignalOtospondylomegaepiphyseal dysplasia: Otospondylomegaepiphyseal dysplasia (OSMED) is an autosomal recessive disorder of bone growth that results in skeletal abnormalities, severe hearing loss, and distinctive facial features. The name of the condition indicates that it affects hearing (oto-) and the bones of the spine (spondylo-), and enlarges the ends of bones (megaepiphyses).Systemic lupus erythematosus and pregnancy: For women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), pregnancy can present some particular challenges for both mother and child.CTGF: CTGF, also known as CCN2 or connective tissue growth factor, is a matricellular protein of the CCN family of extracellular matrix-associated heparin-binding proteins (see also CCN intercellular signaling protein). CTGF has important roles in many biological processes, including cell adhesion, migration, proliferation, angiogenesis, skeletal development, and tissue wound repair, and is critically involved in fibrotic disease and several forms of cancers.Autoantibody: An autoantibody is an antibody (a type of protein) produced by the immune system that is directed against one or more of the individual's own proteins. Many autoimmune diseases, (notably lupus erythematosus), are caused by such autoantibodies.Non-specific interstitial pneumonia: Non-specific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP) is a form of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia.Dermal equivalent: The dermal equivalent is an in vitro model of the dermal layer of skin. It is constructed by seeding dermal fibroblasts into a collagen gel.SclerodactylyDermatomyositis: - (ILDS M33.910)Wandering cell: In anatomy and histology, the term wandering cell (or ameboid cell)ameboid+cell at eMedicine Dictionary is used to describe cells that are found in connective tissue, but are not fixed in place. This term is used occasionally and usually refers to blood leukocytes (which are not fixed and organized in solid tissue) in particular mononuclear phagocytes.Pulmonary Hypertension Association: The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is a 501(c) organization non-profit support, education, advocacy and awareness association for pulmonary hypertension (PH). It provides information to the public about the illness and acts as a support group for those with the disease, providing medical provider location services and emotional support for those suffering from the illness.Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases: The Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases is a peer-reviewed medical journal. It is co-owned by the BMJ Group and the European League Against Rheumatism and covers all aspects of rheumatology, including musculoskeletal conditions, arthritis, and connective tissue diseases.Breast prosthesesExercise therapy for idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: Although they vary in particulars, polymyositis, dermatomyositis and inclusion body myositis are idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM)primarily characterized by chronic inflammation] of human [[skeletal muscle tissueLundberg I. and Y-L Chung, 2000.ACR score for rheumatoid arthritis: ACR score is a scale to measure change in rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. It is named after the American College of Rheumatology.PolymyositisLipodermatosclerosis: Lipodermatosclerosis (also known as "Chronic panniculitis with lipomembranous changes," "Hypodermitis sclerodermiformis," "Sclerosing panniculitis," and "Stasis panniculitis") is a skin and connective tissue disease. It is a form of lower extremity panniculitis, Bruce AJ.Polyarteritis nodosaAutoimmune diseaseHereditary progressive mucinous histiocytosis: Hereditary progressive mucinous histiocytosis is a very rare, benign, non-Langerhans' cell histiocytosis. An autosomal dominant or X-linked hereditary disease described on the skin, it has been found almost exclusively in women.Bullous small vessel vasculitis: Bullous small vessel vasculitis (also known as "Bullous variant of small vessel vasculitis") is a cutaneous condition in which patients with small vessel vasculitis will develop superimposed vesicles and bullae, especially on the distal extremities.Staining of the nail plate: Staining of the nail plate may occur due to nicotine, dyes (including hair dyes and nail polish), potassium permanganate, mercury compounds, hydroquinone, elemental iron, mepacrine, photographic developer, anthralin, chrysarobin, glutaraldehyde, or resorcin.James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005).Silicone resin: rightAntoine MarfanPrednisoloneCombined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema: Combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema describes a medical syndrome involving both pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema. The combination is most commonly found in male smokers.Toe walking: Toe walking refers to a condition where a person walks on his or her toes without putting much weight on the heel or any other part of the foot. Toe walking in toddlers is common.Aesthetic Surgery Journal: Aesthetic Surgery Journal is a peer-reviewed medical journal that covers the field of plastic surgery. The journal's editor-in-chief is Foad Nahai (Emory University School of Medicine).Stephen T. Wegener: Stephen Thomas Wegener (born November 20, 1952) is an American rehabilitation psychologist specializing in the psychology of pain management.Gillis, Linda (October 3, 1991).Arthritis Research UKMALAT1-associated small cytoplasmic RNAEva Engvall: Eva Engvall, born 1940, is one of the scientists who invented ELISA in 1971.Eva Engvall, The Scientist 1995, 9(18):8HydroxychloroquineTamponadeRheumatoid factor: Rheumatoid factor (RF) is the autoantibody (antibody directed against an organism's own tissues) that was first found in rheumatoid arthritis. It is defined as an antibody against the Fc portion of IgG (an antibody against an antibody).Counterimmunoelectrophoresis: A laboratory technique used to evaluate the binding of an antibody to its antigen. Counterimmunoelectrophoresis is similar to immunodiffusion, but with the addition of an applied electrical field across the diffusion medium, usually an agar or polyacrylamide gel.CD4 immunoadhesin: CD4 immunoadhesin is a recombinant fusion protein consisting of a combination of CD4 and the fragment crystallizable region.Actinic elastosis: Actinic elastosis, also known as solar elastosis is an accumulation of abnormal elastin (elastic tissue) in the dermis of the skin, or in the conjunctiva of the eye, which occurs as a result of the cumulative effects of prolonged and excessive sun exposure, a process known as photoaging.Five Fingers GroupEsophageal motility disorder: An esophageal motility disorder is any medical disorder causing difficulty in swallowing, regurgitation of food and a spasm-type pain which can be brought on by an allergic reaction to certain foods. The most prominent one is dysphagia.Gross examinationScleritisInfluenza virus nucleoprotein: Influenza virus nucleoprotein (NP) is a structural protein which encapsidates the negative strand viral RNA. NP is one of the main determinants of species specificity.Dermal fibroblast: Dermal fibroblasts are cells within the dermis layer of skin which are responsible for generating connective tissue and allowing the skin to recover from injury. Using organelles (particularly the rough endoplasmic reticulum), dermal fibroblasts generate and maintain the connective tissue which unites separate cell layers.Biomarkers of aging: Biomarkers of aging are biomarkers that better predict functional capacity at a later age than chronological age. Stated another way, biomarkers of aging would give the true "biological age", which may be different from the chronological age.CollagenImmunosuppressive drug: Immunosuppressive drugs or immunosuppressive agents or antirejection medications are drugs that inhibit or prevent activity of the immune system. They are used in immunosuppressive therapy to:Beck's triad (cardiology): Beck's triad is a collection of three medical signs associated with acute cardiac tamponade, an emergency condition wherein fluid accumulates around the heart and impairs its ability to pump blood. The signs are low arterial blood pressure, distended neck veins, and distant, muffled heart sounds.Heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor: Heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor (HB-EGF) is a member of the EGF family of proteins that in humans is encoded by the HBEGF gene.Methylprednisolone