HYPEREOSINOPHILIC MULTIPLE THROMBOSIS
- A nasty disease. Keating, Herbert J.; Rivas-Gotz, Carlos // Cortlandt Forum;12/21/98, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p231
Presents a medical case of a patient with idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES). Accountability of worldwide, parasitic infections for most cases of eosinophilia; Common causes; Lack of specific diagnostic tests for idiopathic HES syndrome; Mortality rate of the disease especially when...
- Circulating Eosinophil Colony-Forming Cells in Pure Eosinophil Aplasia. Nakahata, Tatsutoshi; Spicer, Samuel S.; Leary, Anne G.; Ogawa, Makio; Franklin, William; Goetzl, Edward J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Sep84, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p321
Presents information on a study that found eosinophil colony-forming cells in the blood of a 46-year-old white woman with a long history of urticaria and allergic rhinitis and complete absence of eosinophils secondary to immunoglobulin-mediated and complement-mediated destruction of her...
- Daptomycin. // Reactions Weekly;May2015, Vol. 1549 Issue 1, p87
The article presents a case study of a 61-year-old woman who experienced acute eosinophilic pneumonia during treatment with daptomycin, and mentions that the patient had a history of type 2 diabetes.
- The Idiopathic Hypereosinophilic Syndrome. Fauci, Anthony S.; Harley, John B.; Roberts, William C.; Ferrans, Victor J.; Garlnick, Harvey R.; Bjornson, Barbara B. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jul82, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p78
Presents a study of patients with idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome at the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Characteristics of the syndrome; Factors that influenced blood and tissue eosinophilia; Diseases characterized by hypereosinophilia; Mechanism of tissue damage; Clinical...
- DEFECTS IN THE BIOCHEMISTRY OF COLLAGEN IN DISEASES OF CONNECTIVE TISSUE. Uitto, Jouni; Lichtenstein, Jack R. // Journal of Investigative Dermatology;Feb76, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p59
The collagens are the major structural glycoproteins of connective tissues. A unique primary structure and a multiplicity of post-translational modification reactions are required for normal fibrillogenesis. The post-translational modifications include hydroxylation of prolyl and lysyl residues....
- Difficult Cases: Understanding Systemic Sclerosis. Garg, Arun; Guez, Ghislaine // Dental Implantology Update;Oct2011, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p69
The article discusses the epidemiology for systemic sclerosis (SS), a connective tissue disorder. Sytemic sclerosis is considered as variable in affected patient and thought to be mediated by an autoimmune process. Such disease involves diffuse fibrosis of the skin and internal organs. Commonly...
- Erratum. // Rheumatology;Feb2008, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p234
Corrections to articles on connective tissue diseases and rheumatology that were published in supplement to the journal's 2006 issue are presented.
- Fibrosis. Vohr, Hans-Werner // Encyclopedic Reference of Immunotoxicology;2005, p242
A definition for fibrosis is presented. It refers to the formation of fibrous tissue. It is linked with systemic autoimmunity.
- Scleroderma. Vohr, Hans-Werner // Encyclopedic Reference of Immunotoxicology;2005, p579
An entry for the term "scleroderma" is presented. It refers to the hardening of the skin. Systemic scleroderma involves other organs, especially the lungs, esophagus, kidneys and heart.