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Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare autoimmune disorder, and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is accompanied by RP at variable rates. Herein, we report a case with RP and MDS who responded dramatically to 5-azacitidine for MDS.
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Name: Drug metabolism and personalized therapy
A 55-year-old woman with relapsing polychondritis had progressively enlarged right retro-orbital tumor invading the optic nerve, followed by left retrobulbar infiltrating lesions despite prescription ...
The current therapy for elderly patients with high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDSs) remains unsatisfactory. Decitabine, which has been approved to treat MDS, cannot eliminate malignant clones of ...
Many patients with steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome develop a relapsing course; therefore, alternative treatment may be necessary to avoid steroid toxicity. In this issue, a multicenter controlled...
Monosomy 7 may be a poor prognostic indicator in pediatric myelodysplastic syndrome. There are case reports of children with monosomy 7 who undergo spontaneous remission 2 to 24 months after diagnosis...
Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare, immune-mediated disease associated with inflammation in cartilaginous structures and other tissues throughout the body. Prognosis can be poor, espe...
Physical training may improve physical capacity and health parameters in various systemic autoimmune diseases. Therefore, the present study will assess the role of an exercise training pro...
This open label phase-II trial evaluates hematological response of an additional treatment with 5-Azacitidine to common DLI in patients with MDS or AML relapsing after allogeneic stem cell...
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the response rate of decitabine at a dose regimen of 20mg/m2 administered by 1 hour infusion for first consecutive 5 days of every 28-day cycle, to ...
The purpose of this study is to assess the benefit of lonafarnib (versus placebo) in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) or chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML). Benefit will be...
An acquired disease of unknown etiology, chronic course, and tendency to recur. It is characterized by inflammation and degeneration of cartilage and can result in deformities such as floppy ear and saddle nose. Loss of cartilage in the respiratory tract can lead to respiratory obstruction.
Therapeutic act or process that initiates a response to a complete or partial remission level.
Clonal myeloid disorders that possess both dysplastic and proliferative features but are not properly classified as either MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES or MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS.
Initial drug treatment designed to bring about REMISSION INDUCTION. It is typically a short-term and high-dose drug treatment that is followed by CONSOLIDATION CHEMOTHERAPY and then MAINTENANCE CHEMOTHERAPY.
An idiopathic syndrome characterized by one or more of the following; recurrent orofacial swelling, relapsing facial paralysis, and fissured tongue (lingua plicata). The onset is usually in childhood and relapses are common. Cheilitis granulomatosa is a monosymptomatic variant of this condition. (Dermatol Clin 1996 Apr;14(2):371-9; Magalini & Magalini, Dictionary of Medical Syndromes, 4th ed, p531)
Autoimmune disorders are conditions that occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy body tissue. There are more than 80 different types of autoimmune disorders. Normally the immune system's white blood cells help protect ...