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We describe 2 patients with spinal cord compression that occurred in the course of biopsy-proven giant cell arteritis (GCA). One case was due to an epidural tumorlike inflammatory lesion, the other to a concentric inflammatory thickening of the meninges. Both patients were highly corticodependent; they had low-titer anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies(More)
The association psoriasis and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a very uncommon association. We report three cases, diagnosed in an Internal Medicine department between 1993 and 2000. Few cases of psoriasis/SLE have been published in the literature. Psoriasis generally precedes the diagnosis of SLE. Psoriasis can also be associated with discoid lupus(More)
BACKGROUND Immune checkpoint inhibitors (anti-PD1 or anti-CTLA-4) are increasingly used in various cancers. Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI)-related renal disorders are poorly described (9 cases) and were only related to Ipilimumab. METHODS Retrospective collection of clinical charts of all the patients admitted for renal disorders following ICI in the(More)
OBJECTIVES Assess the systemic manifestations observed in patients with primary Sjörgen's syndrome and the correlation between clinical findings and paraclinical data. METHODS This retrospective study included patients who met the preliminary European criteria established in 1993. RESULTS Among the 34 patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome (32 women,(More)
INTRODUCTION Histoplasmosis is a tropical fungal infection sharing many similarities with tuberculosis: the transmission by air dropplets, the usually asymptomatic primary-infection, the disseminated infection encountered among immunosuppressed patients and the granulomatous pathological lesions. In France, histoplasmosis is uncommon and may be misdiagnosed(More)