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25-10-2018 | Giant cell arteritis | ACR/ARHP 2018 | News

Ultrasound shows potential for early diagnosis of large vessel giant cell arteritis

Vascular ultrasound could be a contender as a first-line imaging test for diagnosing large vessel giant cell arteritis, suggests research.

22-10-2018 | Giant cell arteritis | ACR/ARHP 2018 | News

Support for PET imaging in early giant cell arteritis diagnosis

Imaging with a combined positron emission tomography and computed tomography scanner shows good accuracy for diagnosing giant cell arteritis versus the gold-standard temporal artery biopsy.

31-08-2018 | Immune checkpoint inhibitor-induced rheumatic disease | Review | Article

Rheumatic immune-related adverse events from cancer immunotherapy

Calabrese LH, Calabrese C, Cappelli LC. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41584-018-0074-9

14-08-2018 | ANCA-associated vasculitis | Review | Article

B cell therapy in ANCA-associated vasculitis: Current and emerging treatment options

McClure M et al. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41584-018-0065-x

27-07-2018 | Bone diseases | Case report | Article

Unusual case of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis

The authors present a rare case of sporadic chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis in which the patient eventually developed cytoplasmic anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies-associated renal vasculitis and hyperparathyroidism.

Snipaitiene A et al. Pediatr Rheumatol 2018; 16: 49. doi: 10.1186/s12969-018-0267-4

20-07-2018 | Granulomatosis with polyangiitis | Editorial | Article

The ongoing evolution of remission maintenance strategies for granulomatosis with polyangiitis

Eric J Gapud and Philip Seo summarize the key milestones in management of severe granulomatosis with polyangiitis, and evaluate the possibility of long-term reduced intensity or drug-free remission for some patients.

19-06-2018 | Vasculitis | Article

Vasculitis associated with immune checkpoint inhibitors: A systematic review

Daxini A, Cronin K, Sreih AG. Clin Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s10067-018-4177-0

02-05-2018 | Granulomatosis with polyangiitis | Case report | Article

Pyoderma gangrenosum-like ulcerations in granulomatosis with polyangiitis: Two cases and literature review

The authors report two patients with ulcerative lesions resembling pyoderma gangrenosum that were the presenting sign of granulomatosis with polyangiitis and propose an approach to differentiate the two.

Genovese G et al. Rheumatol Int 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4035-z

12-04-2018 | Osteoporosis | Article | News

Trial results back denosumab as a treatment option for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

Patients with glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis who are treated with denosumab have greater improvements in bone mineral density than those treated with risedronate, phase III trial results suggest.

17-01-2018 | Takayasu arteritis | Case report | Article

Takayasu arteritis a cause of hypertensive disorder of pregnancy: A case report

The authors present a case of 21-year-old Mexican woman of Mestizo descent with chronic hypertension diagnosed since she was 15-years old who presented severe hypertension during pregnancy (early second trimester).

Lumbreras-Marquez J et al. J Med Case Reports 2018; 12: 12. doi: 10.1186/s13256-017-1534-6

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