David Poujol

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OBJECTIVES Analyse the effects of anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy on serum levels of lipid in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS Twenty-nine patients (26 females, 3 males) with established RA undergoing anti-TNF therapy (n=12, adalimumab; n=11, infliximab; n=6, etanercept) were recruited. Total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol,(More)
We report two cases of interstitial lung disease possibly related to TNF alpha antagonist therapy (etanercept) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. In both cases, pre-existing interstitial lung disease worsened during etanercept therapy. We found 19 previously published cases of interstitial lung disease in patients who were taking TNF alpha antagonists(More)
Lymphadenopathy in a patient taking TNFalpha antagonist therapy may indicate lymph node tuberculosis or a hematological malignancy. Although histological evidence of granuloma suggests tuberculosis, many other infections responsible for granulomatous reactions have been reported in patients on TNFalpha antagonist therapy. We report a case of granulomatous(More)
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