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Incidence and characteristics of non-Hodgkin lymphomas in a multicenter case file of patients with hepatitis C virus-related symptomatic mixed cryoglobulinemias.
BACKGROUND Some patients with cryoglobulinemic syndrome (CS) develop frank non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), but the incidence and timing of this event are still poorly defined. METHODS A retrospectiveExpand
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Cryoglobulinaemias: a multi-centre study of the early clinical and laboratory manifestations of primary and secondary disease. GISC. Italian Group for the Study of Cryoglobulinaemias.
In a multi-centre retrospective study, we compared clinical and laboratory data in 913 patients with cryoglobulinaemias, divided as: (i) essential cryoglobulinaemias; (ii) cryoglobulinaemiasExpand
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A randomized controlled trial of rituximab for the treatment of severe cryoglobulinemic vasculitis.
OBJECTIVE To conduct a long-term, prospective, randomized controlled trial evaluating rituximab (RTX) therapy for severe mixed cryoglobulinemia or cryoglobulinemic vasculitis (CV). METHODSExpand
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Recommendations for the management of mixed cryoglobulinemia syndrome in hepatitis C virus-infected patients.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this review was to define a core set of recommendations for the treatment of HCV-associated mixed cryoglobulinemia syndrome (MCS) by combining current evidence fromExpand
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Preliminary classification criteria for the cryoglobulinaemic vasculitis
Background To develop preliminary classification criteria for the cryoglobulinaemic syndrome or cryoglobulinaemic vasculitis (CV). Methods Study part I developed a questionnaire for CV to be includedExpand
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Detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in CD19 peripheral blood mononuclear cells of chronically infected patients.
The presence of HCV RNA in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) has been reported. To identify the cell populations carrying HCV RNA, the presence and amount of HCV RNA was investigated byExpand
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Secondary and essential cryoglobulinemias. Frequency, nosological classification, and long-term follow-up.
The clinical and immunochemical classification of 166 patients with cryoglobulinemia are presented. 52% of the cryoglobulins were detected in patients hospitalized because of various causes. The mostExpand
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Is There Any Difference in PBPC Mobilization Between Cyclophosphamide Plus G-CSF and G-CSF Alone in Patients with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma?
We attempted to analyze whether the use of high-dose cyclophosphamide (CTX 7g/m2, group A) plus hematopoietic growth factor (G-CSF) or G-CSF alone (10 μmlg/Kg, group B) as a mobilizing regimen, couldExpand
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An open, randomized comparison study of cyclosporine A, cyclosporine A + methotrexate and cyclosporine A + hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of early severe rheumatoid arthritis
PurposeTo determine whether a regimen of cyclosporine (CSA) and methotrexate (MTX), or CSA and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) introduced in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can produce a significantExpand
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