Patrícia Costa Reis

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BACKGROUND Gene expression studies of peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have demonstrated a type I interferon signature and increased expression of inflammatory cytokine genes. Studies of patients with Aicardi Goutières syndrome, commonly cited as a single gene model for SLE, have suggested that(More)
Purpose Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) are non-tubercu-lous mycobacteria that are ubiquitously found in nature and can cause progressive pulmonary disease, superficial lymphadenitis, and disseminated infection in immunocom-promised individuals. In this report, we present a case of disseminated MAC cutaneous disease in a patient with mixed connective(More)
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