Rhina D Castillo

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Autosomal recessive mutations in proteasome subunit β 8 (PSMB8), which encodes the inducible proteasome subunit β5i, cause the immune-dysregulatory disease chronic atypical neutrophilic dermatosis with lipodystrophy and elevated temperature (CANDLE), which is classified as a proteasome-associated autoinflammatory syndrome (PRAAS). Here, we identified 8(More)
We present the case of a 16-year-old patient with systemic lupus erythematosus who presented with altered mental status and regressive behaviour. She was worked up and empirically treated for common and opportunistic infectious agents. All work-up was negative and after an extensive course of antibiotics she was treated for neuropsychiatric lupus with(More)
Progress in the diagnosis and management of pediatric rheumatic disease has improved complications from underlying disease and the survival of children. However, as a consequence, infection has now become one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality. Differentiating between infections and disease flares in children with rheumatic conditions can(More)
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