Affiliation: Medical University of Vienna
- Identification of a homozygous PSTPIP1 mutation in a patient with a PAPA-like syndrome responding to canakinumab treatmentAlexandra Geusau
Division of Immunology, Allergy, and Infectious Diseases, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
JAMA Dermatol 149:209-15. 2013..The patient was diagnosed as having features of a PAPA-like syndrome in which cutaneous manifestations, such as pyoderma gangrenosum and acne fulminans, predominated...
- Non-melanoma skin cancer and its risk factors in an Austrian population of heart transplant recipients receiving induction therapyAlexandra Geusau
Department of Dermatology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Division of Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Int J Dermatol 47:918-25. 2008..Solid organ transplant recipients have a high risk of developing nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSC). We describe the characteristics and incidence of skin tumors in an Austrian population of heart transplant recipients (HTR)...
- Biological false-positive tests comprise a high proportion of Venereal Disease Research Laboratory reactions in an analysis of 300,000 seraAlexandra Geusau
Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases DIAID, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna
Int J STD AIDS 16:722-6. 2005..1% versus 0.24), an effect being statistically significant. In a low syphilis prevalence population, BFP reactions comprise a high proportion of all VDRL reactors. Therefore, the use of the VDRL as a screening procedure is challenged...
- Clinical update: syphilis in adultsStefan Wöhrl
Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Vienna, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Lancet 369:1912-4. 2007
- New Chlamydia trachomatis L2 strains identified in a recent outbreak of lymphogranuloma venereum in Vienna, AustriaGeorg Stary
Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases DIAID, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Sex Transm Dis 35:377-82. 2008..Since 2003, an ongoing outbreak of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), caused by Chlamydia trachomatis biovar L2b, has been reported among men who have sex with men...
- Neurosyphilis is unlikely in patients with late latent syphilis and a negative blood VDRL-testStefan Wöhrl
Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases DIAID, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Acta Derm Venereol 86:335-9. 2006..1:0; p < 0.01, t-test, two-sided). Hence, neurosyphilis is very unlikely in patients with a negative blood-VDRL. Therefore, lumbar puncture is not recommended in these patients...
- Manifest psychosis in neurosyphilisFabian Friedrich
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna 1090, Austria
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:379-81. 2009..Recent surveys have assessed a remarkable increase in the prevalence of infectious syphilis. If left untreated, 30% of patients may develop tertiary syphilis, which can manifest as neurosyphilis...
- Prevalence of NSF following intravenous gadolinium-contrast media administration in dialysis patients with endstage renal diseaseGertraud Heinz-Peer
Department of Radiology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Eur J Radiol 76:129-34. 2010..To evaluate the prevalence of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) in a patient population being at highest risk for developing this disease and to evaluate possible risk factors...
- Peas, beans, and the Pythagorean theorem - the relevance of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in dermatologyOliver Brandt
Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 6:534-9. 2008..Taking into account the increasing number of immigrants from geographic regions with high prevalences of G6PD deficiency, dermatologists should be alert to the presence of disease...
- Sirolimus in renal transplant recipients with tuberous sclerosis complex: clinical effectiveness and implications for innate immunityMichael Haidinger
Clinical Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Department of Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Transpl Int 23:777-85. 2010..Larger studies are warranted to further examine the relationship between clinical parameters and the molecular response to mTOR-inhibition in TSC patients after renal transplantation...