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ALLMedicine™ Raynaud Phenomenon Center

Research & Reviews  283 results

Hyperspectral imaging in systemic sclerosis-associated Raynaud phenomenon.
Arthritis Research & Therapy; Teaw S, Gupta A et. al.

Jan 21st, 2023 - Lack of robust, feasible, and quantitative outcomes impedes Raynaud phenomenon (RP) clinical trials in systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients. Hyperspectral imaging (HSI) non-invasively measures oxygenated and deoxygenated hemoglobin (oxyHb and deoxyHb...

Associations between Patterns of Esophageal Dysmotility and Extra-Intestinal Features i...
Arthritis Care & Research; Tucker AE, Perin J et. al.

Dec 29th, 2022 - The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is commonly involved in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) with varied manifestations. As our understanding of SSc GI disease pathogenesis and risk stratification is limited, we sought to investigate whether pat...

Mixed Connective-Tissue Disease (MCTD)

Dec 22nd, 2022 - Practice Essentials Mixed connective-tissue disease (MCTD) was first recognized by Sharp and colleagues (1972) in a group of patients with overlapping clinical features of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), scleroderma, and myositis, with the pre...

Mixed Connective-Tissue Disease (MCTD)

Dec 22nd, 2022 - Practice Essentials Mixed connective-tissue disease (MCTD) was first recognized by Sharp and colleagues (1972) in a group of patients with overlapping clinical features of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), scleroderma, and myositis, with the pre...

Mixed Connective-Tissue Disease (MCTD) Differential Diagnoses

Dec 22nd, 2022 - Diagnostic Considerations Overlapping criteria for diagnosis of mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) have been published by Sharp, Alarcón-Segovia, Kasukawa, and Kahn. A 1996 comparison study determined that MCTD was best identified with the Ala...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  18 results

Preventive Effect of Clopidogrel on the Systemic Sclerosis Development Risk

Oct 18th, 2022 - In this study, platelet activation is targeted as it could play a key role in the pathogenesis of SSc. It has been shown in several publications that platelets are activated in SSc with a correlation between the level of activation and disease act...

RElevance of UltraSonography for Assessing Salivary Gland Involvement in Systemic Sclerosis (SSc)

Apr 5th, 2022 - Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a rare autoimmune chronic disorder characterised by vascular hyper-reactivity and fibrosis of the skin as well as internal organs. Intimal hyperplasia, endothelial dysfunction and occlusive vasculopathy are the underlyi...

Efficacy of Botulinum Toxin A in Adult Subjects With Raynaud Phenomenon Secondary to Systemic Sclerosis

Feb 10th, 2022 - In SSc, RP is present in 95% of the patients. Despite cold avoidance, RP attacks are severe, painful, affecting the quality of life, with frequent severe ischemic symptoms such as digital ulcers. Treating patients with RP secondary to SSc is extre...

Evaluation of Effectiveness of Acetylsalicylic Acid on Markers of Vascular Dysfunction in Scleroderma Patients

Dec 1st, 2021 - Systemic sclerosis is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by vascular changes in the microcirculation (small blood vessels) and progressive fibrosis of the skin and internal organs. It is believed that vascular changes, expressed early by t...

Observational Study on the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of GAlcanezumab in Real Life Migraine Patients in ITaly

Mar 17th, 2021 - GARLIT is an independent, multicenter, prospective, cohort, real-life study. All consecutive patients aged 18 or older with a diagnosis of HFEM (8-14 migraine days per month) or CM (1.3 ICHD-3), who had failed at least three migraine preventive tr...

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News  51 results

Morning Stiffness, Dry Eyes, Back Pain in a Fit 58-Year-Old

Nov 10th, 2022 - Editor's Note: The Case Challenge series includes difficult-to-diagnose conditions, some of which are not frequently encountered by most clinicians but are nonetheless important to accurately recognize. Test your diagnostic and treatment skills us...

Cracking the “MGUS” Code Reveals Monoclonal Gammopathy of Clinical Significance:

Nov 1st, 2022 - When assessing monoclonal gammopathy it is important to rule out clinically significant associations requiring treatment. On initial patient consultation, gathering a detailed patient history and thorough physical exam can catch clinically signifi...

Scattered Flesh-Colored Papules in a Linear Array in the Setting of Diffuse Skin Thickening
Catherine Grace P. Hobayan, BS, Madison Grinnell, MD et. al.

Aug 31st, 2022 - The Diagnosis: Scleromyxedema A punch biopsy of the upper back performed at an outside institution revealed increased histiocytes and abundant interstitial mucin confined to the papillary dermis (Figures 1 and 2), consistent with the lichen myxede.

A case of cold, purple toes
MDedge Family Medicine;

Apr 14th, 2022 - A punch-biopsy was performed on the left second toe where the erythema was the most intense. It demonstrated classic findings for pernio: superficial and deep perivascular lymphocytic inflammation and papillary dermal edema on the acral surface.

Ulcer on the Leg
Joana Cruañes-Monferrer, MD, Eduardo Alias-Carrascosa, MD

Nov 3rd, 2021 - The Diagnosis: Calcinosis Cutis Due to Systemic Sclerosis Sine Scleroderma Laboratory evaluation was notable for high titers of antinuclear antibodies (>1/320; reference range, 0–1/80) and positive anticentromere antibodies. There were no other re.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →