Mislav Cerovec

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Classification criteria, etiology, pathogenesis, major central nervous system (CNS) manifestations of the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), as well as diagnostic and therapeutic approach are discussed in the article, supported by several MRI findings to illustrate differential complexity of selected topics. Close interplay of inflammation, autoimmunity,(More)
Although the SAPHO (synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, osteitis) syndrome was defined as a distinct entity more than 20 years ago, its classification within the spectrum of inflammatory rheumatic diseases and the proper therapeutic approach are still a matter of debate. We present four patients diagnosed with the SAPHO syndrome treated and(More)
AIM To identify systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients diagnosed and treated at the outpatient clinic of our Division fulfilling at least four American College of Rheumatology (ACR) classification criteria at the time of the study, to determine the prevalence of each of the criteria at three different time points, and to compare the data with similar(More)
Drug-induced vasculitis is a known side effect of prolonged treatment with several drugs. It is characterized by inflammation and cellular infiltration of small vessels and presence of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA). Propylthiouracil and hydralazine (anti-thyroid and antihypertensive drugs) are the drugs most commonly associated with(More)
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