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Recent results suggest that B cells may have multiple pathogenic roles in systemic sclerosis (SSc) and there may be increased incidence of B cell lymphomas in SSc. Here, we assessed the prevalence of lymphomas in a large SSc cohort. We analyzed data of 218 Hungarian patients undergoing follow-ups in our institutions between 1995 and 2007. During this(More)
The aim of this study was to examine the role of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and haplotypes of the tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 15 (TNFSF15) gene in Hungarians with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. A case-control study was performed, and five TNFSF15 SNPs (rs3810936, rs6478108, rs6478109, rs7848647, rs7869487) were genotyped(More)
Some health problems are considered by many individuals as a ‘normal’ part of ageing. Our aim was to investigate whether patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) consider different types and levels of health losses as acceptable beyond a certain age. A multicenter cross-sectional survey was performed involving RA patients at the initiation of the first(More)
The objectives of this study are to explore the causes of permanent discontinuation of biological therapies in inflammatory rheumatic diseases and to analyse the subsequent course of the disease activity. In this multi-centre retrospective cohort study, data on 126 rheumatoid arthritis, 38 ankylosing spondylitis and 11 psoriatic arthritis patients were(More)
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