• Publications
  • Influence
Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant-cell arteritis.
Summary The original descriptions of polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and giant cell arteritis (GCA) in the medical literature date back to 1888 and 1890, respectively. Classification criteria for PMRExpand
  • 424
  • 54
2012 provisional classification criteria for polymyalgia rheumatica: a European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology collaborative initiative
The objective of this study was to develop EULAR/ACR classification criteria for polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR). Candidate criteria were evaluated in a 6-month prospective cohort study of 125 patientsExpand
  • 360
  • 13
  • PDF
Shoulder ultrasonography in the diagnosis of polymyalgia rheumatica: a case-control study.
OBJECTIVE Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed that subacromial/subdeltoid bursitis is the most frequent shoulder lesion in polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR). We evaluated whether shoulderExpand
  • 140
  • 7
Guidance for the management of patients with latent tuberculosis infection requiring biologic therapy in rheumatology and dermatology clinical practice.
Since the introduction of biologics for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS), and psoriasis (Pso) an increased risk of tuberculosis (TB)Expand
  • 81
  • 7
  • PDF
Are polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis the same disease?
OBJECTIVE To summarize the evidence about the relationship between polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and giant cell arteritis (GCA). METHODS Review of relevant articles from the English-languageExpand
  • 90
  • 6
  • PDF
2012 Provisional classification criteria for polymyalgia rheumatica: a European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology collaborative initiative.
The objective of this study was to develop European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR). Candidate criteria wereExpand
  • 160
  • 5
  • PDF
Isolated peripheral enthesitis and/or dactylitis: a subset of psoriatic arthritis.
OBJECTIVE To identify isolated peripheral enthesitis and/or dactylitis as a subset of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and to define the clinical characteristics of these patients. METHODS We examined 401Expand
  • 80
  • 5
The psoriatic arthritis cost evaluation study: a cost-of-illness study on tumour necrosis factor inhibitors in psoriatic arthritis patients with inadequate response to conventional therapy
Objective. To evaluate costs, benefits and cost–effectiveness of anti-TNF agents in PsA patients with inadequate response to conventional treatment. Methods. A total of 107 patients, from nineExpand
  • 98
  • 5
  • PDF
Cervical interspinous bursitis in active polymyalgia rheumatica
Objective: To evaluate the inflammatory involvement of cervical interspinous bursae in patients with polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) using MRI. Methods: In all, 12 consecutive, untreated new patientsExpand
  • 92
  • 5
  • PDF