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11-12-2018 | Systemic lupus erythematosus | Article

New therapeutic strategies in systemic lupus erythematosus management

Gatto M et al. Nat Rev Rheum 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41584-018-0133-2

25-09-2018 | Sjögren’s syndrome | Article

Clinical and immunological features of anti-centromere antibody-positive primary Sjögren’s syndrome

Tsukamoto M, Suzuki K, Takeuchi T. Rheumatol Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s40744-018-0126-2

24-07-2018 | Systemic sclerosis | Article

Synovial involvement assessed by power Doppler ultra-sonography in systemic sclerosis: Results of a cross-sectional study

Lescoat A et al. Rheumatology(Oxford) 2018: key214. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/key214

20-07-2018 | Sjögren’s syndrome | Article

Performance of the 2016 ACR-EULAR classification criteria for primary Sjogren’s syndrome in a Korean cohort

Lee J et al. Rheumatol Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4109-y

16-07-2018 | Dermatomyositis | Article

Features distinguishing clinically amyopathic juvenile dermatomyositis from juvenile dermatomyositis

Mamyrova G et al. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2018. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/key190

09-07-2018 | Systemic lupus erythematosus | Article

Clinical characteristics and risk factors of infections in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

Hou C, Jin O, Zhang X. Clin Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s10067-018-4198-8

03-07-2018 | Vasculitis | Article

Oral cyclophosphamide in treatment of patients with refractory idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: A retrospective observational study

Bae S, Charles-Schoeman C. Clin Rheumatol 2018; 37: 2113–2123. doi: 10.1007/s10067-018-4174-3

03-07-2018 | Systemic lupus erythematosus | Article

Entheseal involvement in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: An ultrasound study

Di Matteo A et al. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2018. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/key189

02-07-2018 | Vasculitis | Case report | Article

A case report of REM sleep behavior disorder, Behcet’s disease, Sjogren’s syndrome and cognitive dysfunction

The authors report a patient with a history of Behcet’s disease and Sjogren’s syndrome in which rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder was detected by polysomnographic monitoring.

Xiao F et al. BMC Rheumatol 2018; 2: 19. doi: 10.1186/s41927-018-0022-y

01-07-2018 | Systemic sclerosis | Article

Reproducibility and utility of the 6-minute walk test in systemic sclerosis

Pugnet G et al. J Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.170994

28-06-2018 | Myositis | Review | Article

Update on inclusion body myositis

Jabari D et al. Curr Rheumatol Rep 2018; 20: 52. doi: 10.1007/s11926-018-0755-z

Acquired angioedema in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus: case-based review

Tekin et al. report the case of a previously healthy 16-year-old girl with an acquired angioedema as a rare and initial presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus, and review the related literature [read more].
Tekin ZE, Yener GO, Yüksel S. Rheumatol Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4088-z

27-06-2018 | Systemic lupus erythematosus | Case report | Article

Acquired angioedema in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus: Case-based review

Tekin et al. report the case of a previously healthy 16-year-old girl with an acquired angioedema as a rare and initial presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus, and review the related literature.

Tekin ZE, Yener GO, Yüksel S. Rheumatol Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4088-z

25-06-2018 | Systemic sclerosis | Review | Article

Update on the gastrointestinal microbiome in systemic sclerosis

Bellocchi C, Volkmann ER. Curr Rheumatol Rep 2018; 20: 49. doi: 10.1007/s11926-018-0758-9

15-06-2018 | Systemic sclerosis | Article

Symptoms of autonomic dysfunction in systemic sclerosis assessed by the COMPASS-31 questionnaire

Adler BL et al. J Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.170868

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