Tara N Mahmood

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Sacroiliac joint radiographs and radionuclide sacroiliac joint uptake ratios were obtained on 14 patients with active systemic lupus erythematosus. Elevated joint ratios were found unilaterally in two patients and bilaterally in seven patients when their lupus was active. In patients whose disease became quiescent, the uptake ratios returned to normal. Two(More)
We report the case of a 64 year-old woman who demonstrated resolution of recalcitrant, generalized granuloma annulare (GA) following treatment with adalimumab. After showing little response to other treatment techniques, such as steroids and a triple antibiotic regimen, the patient was started on adalimumab. Within 3 months, she showed almost complete(More)
PURPOSE To assess the ability for exercise training performed before and during bi-weekly doxorubicin (DOX) administration to attenuate adverse effects of DOX on skeletal muscle. We hypothesized that DOX treatment would increase REDD1, impair mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) signaling, and reduce muscle fiber size, and that exercise training would(More)
A 79 year old man presented with occult gastrointestinal bleeds and anaemia for two years. He had received 40 units of blood over a period of one year, following which he had a subtotal colectomy as no definite cause of the bleeding was apparent. Macroscopically the colon appeared unremarkable. Light microscopy showed prominent lymphocytic venulitis in the(More)
A patient with pseudothrombocytopenia due to the anticoagulant EDTA is described. The thrombocytopenia was secondary to platelet agglutination and required the presence of EDTA in a critical concentration and the patient's plasma. Both homologous and autologous platelets were affected by this plasma factor in the presence of EDTA. The platelet agglutination(More)
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