Gregory Pugnet

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OBJECTIVES Rituximab has been shown to induce remission of ANCA-associated vasculitides (AAVs). Our study was undertaken to describe AAV clinical responses to rituximab used for remission-induction and/or maintenance therapy, assess rituximab's safety profile and evaluate French clinical practices. METHODS This retrospective study concerned AAV patients(More)
OBJECTIVES Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a chronic systemic vasculitis of large and medium-sized arteries, for which long-term glucocorticoid (GC) treatment is needed. During GC withdrawal patients can suffer adrenal insufficiency. We sought to determine the time until recovery of adrenal function after long-term GC therapy, and to assess the prevalence and(More)
Kidney injury during HIV infection encompasses a wide variety of disorders, including acute interstitial nephritis. We report a case of acute granulomatous interstitial nephritis related to a mycobacterial-triggered immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) in an HIV-infected patient. IRIS is an emerging health concern during HIV infection and(More)
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