Simone Appenzeller

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Affiliation: Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurolupus
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, Departments of Internal Medicine and Neurology, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Arch Neurol 63:458-60. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Greater accrual damage in late-onset systemic lupus erythematosus: a long-term follow-up study
    S Appenzeller
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Lupus 17:1023-8. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Systemic lupus erythematosus in patients with sickle cell disease
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas Faculty of Medical Sciences, Campinas, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 27:359-64. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Ovarian failure in SLE patients using pulse cyclophosphamide: comparison of different regimes
    Simone Appenzeller
    McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Rheumatol Int 28:567-71. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Osteopoikilosis with abnormal bone scan: long-term follow-up
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Internal Medicine, UNICAMP, CEP 13081 970 Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Rheumatol 13:291-2. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute psychosis in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 28:237-43. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Adult-onset Still disease in southeast Brazil
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas UNICAMP, CEP 13081 970 Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Rheumatol 11:76-80. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Sporothrix schenckii infection presented as monoarthritis: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas UNICAMP, P O Box 6111, 13083 970, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 25:926-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Brain tumor-like lesion in Behçet disease
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Rheumatology, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 26:577-80. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Camurati-Engelmann disease: failure of response to bisphosphonates: report of two cases
    Glaucio R W Castro
    Departamento de Clinica Medica, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 24:398-401. 2005

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurolupus
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, Departments of Internal Medicine and Neurology, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Arch Neurol 63:458-60. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Greater accrual damage in late-onset systemic lupus erythematosus: a long-term follow-up study
    S Appenzeller
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Lupus 17:1023-8. 2008
    ..Patients with late onset should be followed with close monitoring and early identification of complications is mandatory in this subgroup of patients with SLE...
  3. ncbi request reprint Systemic lupus erythematosus in patients with sickle cell disease
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas Faculty of Medical Sciences, Campinas, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 27:359-64. 2008
    ..Physicians should be alerted to the possible development of SLE in patients with SCD to not delay the diagnosis and start appropriate treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ovarian failure in SLE patients using pulse cyclophosphamide: comparison of different regimes
    Simone Appenzeller
    McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Rheumatol Int 28:567-71. 2008
    ..017). The most important risk factors for menstrual abnormalities were duration of treatment and cumulative dose of CY. Lower CY dose reduced the number of premature ovarian failures significantly in this cohort...
  5. ncbi request reprint Osteopoikilosis with abnormal bone scan: long-term follow-up
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Internal Medicine, UNICAMP, CEP 13081 970 Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Rheumatol 13:291-2. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute psychosis in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 28:237-43. 2008
    ..Psychosis resolved after tapering prednisone down in all patients. Acute psychosis related to SLE was observed in 11.3% of our cohort. Recurrence of primary psychosis was associated with other CNS manifestations related to SLE...
  7. ncbi request reprint Adult-onset Still disease in southeast Brazil
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas UNICAMP, CEP 13081 970 Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Rheumatol 11:76-80. 2005
    ..Adult-onset Still disease (AOSD) has been described all over the world. Clinical presentations and prognosis have varied in different studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sporothrix schenckii infection presented as monoarthritis: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas UNICAMP, P O Box 6111, 13083 970, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 25:926-8. 2006
    ..These cases illustrate the differential diagnosis of monoarthritis in immunocompetent adults and picture clinical features that could lead to early diagnosis and proper treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Brain tumor-like lesion in Behçet disease
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Rheumatology, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 26:577-80. 2006
    ..After 8 weeks she had improved and a new MRI showed disappearance of the tumor-like lesion. The differential diagnosis, especially with central nervous system tumor is emphasized...
  10. ncbi request reprint Camurati-Engelmann disease: failure of response to bisphosphonates: report of two cases
    Glaucio R W Castro
    Departamento de Clinica Medica, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 24:398-401. 2005
    ..The authors report on two women with typical presentation of severe Camurati-Engelmann disease whose treatment with bisphosphonates failed to add any improvement beyond that elicited by corticosteroids alone...
  11. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis of optic neuritis in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas Faculty of Medical Sciences, Campinas, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 24:247-9. 2004
    ..This case illustrates the differential diagnosis of optic neuritis in AS and supports the relevance of investigating infectious diseases in the management of ischaemic optic neuritis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in rheumatoid arthritis
    S Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas Faculty of Medical Sciences, Campinas, Brazil
    Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol 26:339-43. 2004
    ..Cognitive impairment was not related to clinical and treatment features or disability. More studies are necessary to determine clinical impact of cognitive impairment in RA...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of migraine in systemic lupus erythematosus: relation to cumulative organ damage
    S Appenzeller
    Unit of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine State University of Campinas Faculty of Medical Sciences, Campinas, Brazil
    Cephalalgia 24:1024-30. 2004
    ..The increased cumulative organ damage in SLE patients with past history of migraine justifies the routine evaluation of migraine in clinical practice...
  14. ncbi request reprint Damage did not independently influence mortality in childhood systemic lupus erythematosus
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Internal Medicine UNICAMP, CEP 13081 970, Campinas SP, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 25:619-24. 2005
    ..To analyze clinical, laboratory and treatment features associated with death in a childhood-onset SLE population...
  15. doi request reprint Increased levels of rheumatoid factors after TNF inhibitor in rheumatoid arthritis
    José Alexandre Mendonça
    Rheumatology Service, Pontifica Universidade de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 32:815-8. 2012
    ..We hypothesize that the increase in RF several months prior to the occurrence of vasculitis may help identifying other patients at risk for the development of vasculitis secondary to these medications...
  16. ncbi request reprint Acute dermatomyositis with subcutaneous generalized edema
    Gláucio R Werner de Castro
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas, Distrito de Barao Geraldo, 13081 970, Campinas SP, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 25:898-900. 2006
    ..Aggressive immunosuppression did not stop disease progression. The literature concerning anasarca due to inflammatory myopathies is revised...
  17. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the evaluation of central nervous system manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Simone Appenzeller
    State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Arthritis Rheum 55:807-11. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Focal transient lesions of the corpus callosum in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 25:568-71. 2006
    ..The complete and rapid reversibility in all cases with disease control is emphasized and any invasive diagnostic or therapeutic approach is discouraged...
  19. pmc Clinical and serological manifestations associated with interferon-α levels in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus
    Mariana Postal
    State University of Campinas, Faculty of Medical Science, Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, Campinas SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 67:157-62. 2012
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  20. ncbi request reprint Epileptic seizures in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas, Brazil
    Neurology 63:1808-12. 2004
    ..To evaluate the frequency and risk factors of epileptic seizures in a large cohort of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cerebral and corpus callosum atrophy in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Simone Appenzeller
    University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2783-9. 2005
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  22. doi request reprint Th1/Th2 cytokine profile in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus
    Mariana Postal
    Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, Brazil
    Cytokine 61:785-91. 2013
    ..To elucidate their association with disease activity, laboratory and treatment features...
  23. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment in antiphospholipid syndrome: evidence from animal models
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Science State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 31:403-6. 2012
    ..In this article we will review evidence from animal model that explain the role of aPL in cognition...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evidence of reversible axonal dysfunction in systemic lupus erythematosus: a proton MRS study
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Brain 128:2933-40. 2005
    ..2). This study shows evidence of axonal dysfunction in patients with active SLE, independently of CNS manifestations that may be reversible, at least in part, during periods of inactivity of disease...
  25. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment and employment status in systemic lupus erythematosus: a prospective longitudinal study
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Cidade Universitaria, Campinas SP, Brazil, CEP 13083 970
    Arthritis Rheum 61:680-7. 2009
    ..To determine the relationship between cognitive impairment and employment in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  26. doi request reprint Schistosoma mansoni infection: an immune complex disease presenting with polyarthritis
    Aline Tamires Lapa
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 33:1341-3. 2013
    ..mansoni infection. We will discuss pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of S. mansoni infection with special attention to articular involvement...
  27. ncbi request reprint Chorea in primary antiphospholipid syndrome is associated with rheumatic fever
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Division, Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 32:2857-61. 2012
    ..These data reinforce the need for RF diagnosis in those PAPS patients with chorea...
  28. pmc Seizures in primary antiphospholipid syndrome: the relevance of smoking to stroke
    Jozelio Freire de Carvalho
    Rheumatology Division, Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, 01246 903 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clin Dev Immunol 2012:981519. 2012
    ..To evaluate the frequency of seizures in primary antiphospholipid syndrome (PAPS) and their possible clinical and laboratory associations...
  29. doi request reprint Extensive skin necrosis induced by low-molecular-weight heparin in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus and antiphospholipid syndrome
    Michel A Yazbek
    Department of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medical Science, University of Campinas, Campinas SP, Brazil
    J Clin Rheumatol 18:196-8. 2012
    ..This case suggests that use of low-molecular-weight heparins could be more risky in patients with an underlying immune disease and/or could trigger immune reactions that must be analyzed in larger studies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Protein-losing enteropathy associated with systemic lupus erythematosus: response to cyclophosphamide
    Gláucio R Werner de Castro
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 25:135-8. 2005
    ..She was refractory to prednisone and azathioprine administration but showed good response to cyclophosphamide. The diagnosis and management of hypoalbuminemia in lupus-associated enteropathy are discussed...
  31. doi request reprint Cognitive dysfunction and antiphospholipid antibodies
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 14:95-8. 2012
    ..However, most of the studies include secondary APS. In this article, we review the prevalence, clinical characteristics, and physiopathology of cognitive impairment in patients with primary APS...
  32. doi request reprint Obesity and cytokines in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus
    Nailú Angélica Sinicato
    Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, Cidade Universitaria, 13083 970 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    J Immunol Res 2014:162047. 2014
    ..035) was observed. Conclusion. Serum TNF-α levels were associated with obesity and body fat content in cSLE. Our finding suggests that obesity may contribute to the increase of serum TNF-α levels in cSLE. ..
  33. doi request reprint Neurologic involvement in scleroderma: a systematic review
    Tiago Nardi Amaral
    Rheumatology Division, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil Rheumatology Lab, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 43:335-47. 2013
    ..To perform a systematic review of neurologic involvement in Systemic sclerosis (SSc) and Localized Scleroderma (LS), describing clinical features, neuroimaging, and treatment...
  34. ncbi request reprint Skin damage occurs early in systemic lupus erythematosus and independently of disease duration in Brazilian patients
    Juliana Guarize
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 27:483-7. 2007
    ..Non-Caucasian patients had a tendency to present higher scores, but more studies are necessary to determine if ethnic or economic factors are involved...
  35. doi request reprint Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging analyses and clinical significance of hyperintense white matter lesions in systemic lupus erythematosus patients
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Rheumatology, State University of Campins, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Ann Neurol 64:635-43. 2008
    ..To analyze the clinical significance of hyperintense white matter (WM) lesions in both symptomatic and asymptomatic systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of gray and white matter loss in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, Neuroimaging Laboratory, State University of Campinas, Brazil
    Neuroimage 34:694-701. 2007
    ..Disease duration, the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies and cognitive impairment were associated with white and gray matter loss. Corticosteroid was associated only with gray matter atrophy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prospective neuroimaging study in hereditary spastic paraplegia with thin corpus callosum
    Marcondes C Franca
    Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Mov Disord 22:1556-62. 2007
    ..MRI volumetry showed cerebral and cerebellar atrophy in association with progressive corpus callosum thinning. Genetic studies did not show evidence for linkage to ch 15q...
  38. doi request reprint Vascular involvement of the central nervous system and systemic diseases: etiologies and MRI findings
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 28:1229-37. 2008
    ..Vascular involvement of the CNS can be found in a great variety of systemic diseases, including rheumatologic, infectious and drug abuse. Clinical findings are unspecific and MRI/MRA may help to establish the correct diagnosis...
  39. doi request reprint Superoxide release in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus
    Roberto Marini
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine Rheumatology Unit, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 32:1977-83. 2012
    ..The significant higher release of O(2) (-) in the assays of the stimulated granulocytes, in the initial instances, the so-called respiratory burst, could be attributed to the inflammatory state of phagocytes...
  40. pmc Neurologic involvement in scleroderma en coup de sabre
    Tiago Nardi Amaral
    Rheumatology Division, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, 13083 970 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Autoimmune Dis 2012:719685. 2012
    ..In this paper we describe the clinical and radiologic aspects of neurologic involvement in LScs...
  41. doi request reprint Prevalence of thyroid dysfunction in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Internal Medicine, FCM, Rheumatology Unit Faculty of Medical Sciences State University of Campinas UNICAMP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Rheumatol 15:117-9. 2009
    ..To report the prevalence and clinical relevance of autoimmune thyroid disease and thyroid antibodies in 524 patients with SLE...
  42. doi request reprint Comparison of conventional MRI and 3D reconstruction model for evaluation of temporomandibular joint
    Andre L F Costa
    Laboratory of Neuroimaging, Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Cidade Universitaria Zeferino Vaz, Campinas, SP, CEP 13083970, Brazil
    Surg Radiol Anat 30:663-7. 2008
    ..The agreement between 3D diagnosis and MRI findings was significant and high. The present analysis suggested that 3D reconstruction is a useful and accurate method for the assessment of the temporomandibular joint in TMD ID...
  43. ncbi request reprint Isolated pulmonary hypertension secondary to rheumatoid arthritis
    Glaucio W R Castro
    Unit of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Clin Rheumatol 25:901-3. 2006
    ..Different etiologies for pulmonary hypertension are discussed and literature review is presented...
  44. doi request reprint The relationship between renal activity and quality of life in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology Allergy, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:947-52. 2009
    ..To evaluate the relationship between renal activity and quality of life (QOL) in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Artifacts in brain magnetic resonance imaging due to metallic dental objects
    Andre L F Costa
    Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Laboratory of Neuroimaging, University of Campinas, Cidade Universitaria Zeferino Vaz, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 14:E278-82. 2009
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to identify the main metal dental objects that produce artifacts on brain MRIs...
  46. doi request reprint Koebner's phenomenon in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Barbara S Longhi
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 32:1403-5. 2012
    ..Koebner phenomenon was suspected. We review the literature on Koebner phenomenon in SLE...
  47. doi request reprint Pentoxifylline for the treatment of anterior uveitis in Behcet's disease: possible alternative for TNF blockers
    Simone Appenzeller
    McGill University Health Care Center, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Rheumatol Int 31:1511-3. 2011
    ..Pentoxifylline was added with amelioration of inflammation. Pentoxifylline may be a useful treatment option in patients with Behcet's disease, where other immunosuppressives have failed or are contra-indicated...
  48. ncbi request reprint Cerebral venous thrombosis: influence of risk factors and imaging findings on prognosis
    Simone Appenzeller
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, State University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Brazil
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 107:371-8. 2005
    ..To investigate imaging findings, risk factors and outcome in patients with cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of central nervous system manifestations in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Simone Appenzeller
    Division of Clinical Immunology Allergy and Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 34:361-6. 2008
    ..We will describe MRI findings in SLE patients and discuss the usefulness of different MRI techniques in evaluating acute and chronic CNS manifestations...
  50. doi request reprint Positive power Doppler signal in plantar fasciitis
    José Alexandre Mendonça
    Rheumatology Service, Pontifica Universidade de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 33:507-9. 2013
    ..Positive US Doppler signal may be helpful in evaluating patients with plantar fasciitis and is suggestive of the presence of active microcirculation...
  51. pmc Risk factors in cardiovascular disease in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Nailú Angélica Sinicato
    Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, Cidade Universitaria, Campinas SP, Brazil
    Curr Cardiol Rev 9:15-9. 2013
    ..We will review traditional and non-traditional risk factors associated with CVD in SLE patients...
  52. doi request reprint HELLP syndrome and its relationship with antiphospholipid syndrome and antiphospholipid antibodies
    Simone Appenzeller
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:517-23. 2011
    ....
  53. pmc Biological therapy in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Mariana Postal
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, 13083 887 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Int J Rheumatol 2012:578641. 2012
    ..Several biological agents have been developed, but this encouraging news is associated with several disappointments in trials and provide a timely moment to reflect on biologic therapy in SLE...
  54. doi request reprint Neuropsychiatric manifestations in systemic lupus erythematosus: epidemiology, pathophysiology and management
    Mariana Postal
    Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, State University of Campinas, Brazil
    CNS Drugs 25:721-36. 2011
    ..Treatment is mostly empirical, although one randomized controlled trial has shown that cyclophosphamide in addition to methylprednisolone is superior to methylprednisolone alone in severe neuropsychiatric SLE...
  55. doi request reprint The role of Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (TNF-α) in the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Mariana Postal
    Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, Faculty of Medical Science, State University of Campinas, Cidade Universitaria, Campinas SP, CEP 13083 970, Brazil
    Cytokine 56:537-43. 2011
    ..In this context, this study reviewed the importance of TNF-α in the pathogenesis of SLE...
  56. doi request reprint Ultrasound findings in infantile systemic hyalinosis
    José Alexandre Mendonça
    Rheumatology Service, Pontifica Universidade de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 31:1393-5. 2011
    ..This is the first report to show evidence of US findings in ISH. Ultrasound findings may help to distinguish ISH from JIA in early stages...
  57. pmc Hippocampal atrophy in systemic lupus erythematosus
    S Appenzeller
    Department of Rheumatology, University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:1585-9. 2006
    ..To determine the frequency and progression of hippocampal atrophy in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and the clinical, laboratory and treatment features associated with its occurrence...
  58. doi request reprint Acute acalculous cholecystitis in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus
    J A Mendonça
    Rheumatology Service, Hospital Vera Cruz, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Lupus 18:561-3. 2009
    ..The patient was successfully treated with pulse methylprednisolone and cyclophosphamide without surgical intervention...
  59. doi request reprint Isolated pyuria in systemic lupus erythematosus
    S Appenzeller
    Division of Clinical Immunology Allergy, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Lupus 19:793-6. 2010
    ..Although the differential diagnosis for isolated pyuria is broad, this manifestation may be correlated with lupus activity even in the absence of hematuria or proteinuria. Lupus (2010) 19, 793-796...
  60. doi request reprint Seizure frequency and lateralization affect progression of atrophy in temporal lobe epilepsy
    A C Coan
    Department of Neurology, University of Campinas UNICAMP, SP, Brazil, ClnAPCe Program, MRC UNICAMP, SP, Brazil
    Neurology 73:834-42. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate whether progressive hippocampal and extrahippocampal atrophy occur in patients with MTLE and whether this atrophy is related to seizures...
  61. doi request reprint Third cranial nerve palsy or pseudo 3rd nerve palsy of myasthenia gravis? A challenging diagnosis in systemic lupus erythematosus
    S Appenzeller
    Division of Clinical Immunology Allergy, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Lupus 18:836-40. 2009
    ..We report a case of a patient with longstanding quiescent SLE who presented with sudden onset of diplopia and discuss possible aetiologies including ischemia, demyelination, neuromuscular conditions and medication-induced...
  62. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging findings in scleroderma en coup de sabre
    S Appenzeller
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Unit, University of Campinas, SP, Brazil
    Neurology 62:1585-9. 2004
    ..To describe the neuroimaging and clinical findings in patients with localized scleroderma en coup de sabre (LScs)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Amygdalae calcifications associated with disease duration in lipoid proteinosis
    Simone Appenzeller
    Neuroimaging Lab, Cidade Universitaria Zeferino Vaz CEP, 13083970 Campinas SP, Brazil
    J Neuroimaging 16:154-6. 2006
    ..To describe imaging findings of central nervous system involvement in patients with lipoid proteinosis...