Aysa Hacioglu

We don’t have enough information about this author to calculate their statistics. If you think this is an error let us know.
Learn More
BACKGROUND There is no established treatment of AA amyloidosis, a long-term complication of various chronic inflammatory diseases associated with increased mortality, such as familial Mediterranian fever (FMF). Recently there are few reports pointing out that tocilizumab(TCZ), an anti IL-6 agent may be effective in AA amyloidosis resistant to conventional(More)
Results There were 19 patients with FMF (13 F/6 M) who were receiving canakinumab for various indications. Here we report 10 (6 F/4 M) who had at least 3 injections. Three patients had concomitant diseases such as psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis and polyarteritis nodosa. The indications for canakinumab (150mg) were colchicine resistancy in 7 patients (>1(More)
Case A patient with juvenile onset recurrent febrile attacks associated with familial polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) and who carries CECR1 and MEFVgene mutations is described. The index case, a 23 year old male patient with recurrent attacks of fever and arthritis since the age of 7 was diagnosed initially as Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF). A beneficial(More)
  • 1