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De novo CIAS1 mutations, cytokine activation, and evidence for genetic heterogeneity in patients with neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease (NOMID): a new member of the expanding family of
OBJECTIVE Neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease (NOMID; also known as chronic infantile neurologic, cutaneous, articular [CINCA] syndrome) is characterized by fever, chronic meningitis,Expand
Methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis. Suggested guidelines for monitoring liver toxicity. American College of Rheumatology.
Methotrexate (MTX) has become an important drug in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The American College of Rheumatology convened a committee to assess the risks of development ofExpand
A Multicenter Case-Control Study on Predictive Factors Distinguishing Childhood Leukemia From Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
OBJECTIVE. Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) often presents with musculoskeletal concerns such as pain or swelling, even before appearance of blasts in the peripheral blood. Such presentation may leadExpand
Antineuronal antibodies in neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus.
The diagnosis of neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus (NP-SLE) is clinical and one of exclusion. Brain cross-reactive lymphocytotoxins or neuronal antibodies have been proposed as aExpand
Favourable outcome in 135 children with juvenile systemic sclerosis: results of a multi-national survey.
OBJECTIVE To increase the current knowledge of the outcome of juvenile systemic sclerosis (jSSc), which is currently limited. METHODS In order to investigate the patient outcome and prognosticExpand
Displacement of the temporomandibular joint disk: correlation between clinical findings and MRI characteristics.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Disk displacement frequently causes dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the TMJ is 95% accurate in the assessment of diskExpand
Primary Immune Deficiencies in the Adult: A Previously Underrecognized Common Condition.
The large majority of classified primary immune deficiency (PID) diseases present in childhood. Yet, most patients with PID are adults, with a large proportion experiencing onset of symptoms beyondExpand
Absence of Antibody Production in the Bursa of Fabricius
Measurement of carcinoembryonic antigen in patients with bronchogenic carcinoma
Estimation of CEA levels by the Z‐gel method indicates that smokers, patients with limited lung cancer and patients with extensive lung cancer have higher values than nonsmoking controls. The CEAExpand
Characterization of human maligant melanoma cell lines. I. Morphology and growth characteristics in culture.
Seven human malignant melanoma lines were maintained in vitro for various periods of time. One line, established in this laboratory from a metastatic solid tumor by repeated treatment of the primaryExpand