Terrence X Dwyer

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Arthritis has not previously been reported as a complication in adult patients with chickenpox. In pediatric patients, the arthritis that complicates chickenpox is most commonly aseptic but does rarely result from bacterial infection. We report the case of a 21-year-old man who developed acute monoarticular septic arthritis due to Lancefield Group A(More)
Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) describes the initial clinical deterioration some patients manifest upon initiation of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV infection. In this report we describe a case of IRIS manifesting as polyarticular gout, a previously unreported rheumatological manifestation of IRIS. A 53-year-old(More)
Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a form of cutaneous small vessel vasculitis that can involve visceral organs and is associated with deposition of immunoglobulin A (IgA)-containing immune complexes. HSP may appear after a remote history of infection (often an upper respiratory tract infection) as a rash with palpable petechiae or purpura. In addition, a(More)
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