Dirk Foell

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The myeloid-related proteins 8 and 14 complex, a novel ligand of toll-like receptor 4, and interleukin-1beta form a positive feedback mechanism in systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Michael Frosch
    University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 60:883-91. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Significance of hydrogen breath tests in children with suspected carbohydrate malabsorption
    Jan Däbritz
    Department of Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology, University Children s Hospital Munster, Röntgenstr 21, Munster 48149, NRW, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 14:59. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Proinflammatory S100A12 can activate human monocytes via Toll-like receptor 4
    Dirk Foell
    Department of Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology, University Children s Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:1324-34. 2013
  4. pmc Both Ca2+ and Zn2+ are essential for S100A12 protein oligomerization and function
    Olga V Moroz
    Wolfson Centre for Age Related Diseases, School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Biochem 10:11. 2009
  5. pmc Synovial histopathology of psoriatic arthritis, both oligo- and polyarticular, resembles spondyloarthropathy more than it does rheumatoid arthritis
    Elli Kruithof
    Department of Rheumatology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Arthritis Res Ther 7:R569-80. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Methotrexate withdrawal at 6 vs 12 months in juvenile idiopathic arthritis in remission: a randomized clinical trial
    Dirk Foell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
    JAMA 303:1266-73. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Monitoring disease activity by stool analyses: from occult blood to molecular markers of intestinal inflammation and damage
    D Foell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Gut 58:859-68. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Phagocyte-specific S100 proteins are released from affected mucosa and promote immune responses during inflammatory bowel disease
    D Foell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Munster, Germany
    J Pathol 216:183-92. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Phagocyte-specific calcium-binding S100 proteins as clinical laboratory markers of inflammation
    Dirk Foell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Clin Chim Acta 344:37-51. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of disease: a 'DAMP' view of inflammatory arthritis
    Dirk Foell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 3:382-90. 2007

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Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint The myeloid-related proteins 8 and 14 complex, a novel ligand of toll-like receptor 4, and interleukin-1beta form a positive feedback mechanism in systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Michael Frosch
    University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 60:883-91. 2009
    ..We undertook this study to analyze the relevance of myeloid-related proteins (MRPs) 8 and 14, endogenous activators of Toll-like receptor 4, in diagnosis and pathogenesis of systemic-onset JIA...
  2. ncbi request reprint Significance of hydrogen breath tests in children with suspected carbohydrate malabsorption
    Jan Däbritz
    Department of Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology, University Children s Hospital Munster, Röntgenstr 21, Munster 48149, NRW, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 14:59. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Proinflammatory S100A12 can activate human monocytes via Toll-like receptor 4
    Dirk Foell
    Department of Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology, University Children s Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:1324-34. 2013
    ..However, the exact role of human S100A12 during early steps of immune activation and sepsis is only partially described thus far...
  4. pmc Both Ca2+ and Zn2+ are essential for S100A12 protein oligomerization and function
    Olga V Moroz
    Wolfson Centre for Age Related Diseases, School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Biochem 10:11. 2009
    ..Mechanisms of zinc regulation have been proposed for a number of S100 proteins e.g. S100B, S100A2, S100A7, S100A8/9. The interaction of S100 proteins with their targets is strongly dependent on cellular microenvironment...
  5. pmc Synovial histopathology of psoriatic arthritis, both oligo- and polyarticular, resembles spondyloarthropathy more than it does rheumatoid arthritis
    Elli Kruithof
    Department of Rheumatology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Arthritis Res Ther 7:R569-80. 2005
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Methotrexate withdrawal at 6 vs 12 months in juvenile idiopathic arthritis in remission: a randomized clinical trial
    Dirk Foell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
    JAMA 303:1266-73. 2010
    ..Therefore, strategies of tapering therapy and reliable parameters for detecting subclinical inflammation have now become challenging questions...
  7. doi request reprint Monitoring disease activity by stool analyses: from occult blood to molecular markers of intestinal inflammation and damage
    D Foell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Gut 58:859-68. 2009
    ..We review the biology of this novel group of molecules which can be used as surrogate markers directly linked to the molecular mechanisms of gut inflammation...
  8. doi request reprint Phagocyte-specific S100 proteins are released from affected mucosa and promote immune responses during inflammatory bowel disease
    D Foell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Munster, Germany
    J Pathol 216:183-92. 2008
    ..Via activation of pattern recognition receptors, these proteins promote inflammation in intestinal tissue. The enhanced mucosal release can explain the correlation of fecal markers with disease activity in IBD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Phagocyte-specific calcium-binding S100 proteins as clinical laboratory markers of inflammation
    Dirk Foell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Clin Chim Acta 344:37-51. 2004
    ..In this review, pro-inflammatory functions of S100 proteins and their usefulness as biomarkers of inflammation are presented...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of disease: a 'DAMP' view of inflammatory arthritis
    Dirk Foell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 3:382-90. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Monitoring neutrophil activation in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis by S100A12 serum concentrations
    Dirk Foell
    Institute of Experimental Dermatology and Department of Pediatrics, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1286-95. 2004
    ..The aim of our study was to determine neutrophil activation in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) by analyzing S100A12 (EN-RAGE; calgranulin C), a proinflammatory protein secreted by human neutrophils...
  12. pmc Methotrexate treatment in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: when is the right time to stop?
    D Foell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:206-8. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Early recruitment of phagocytes contributes to the vascular inflammation of giant cell arteritis
    Dirk Foell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Munster, Germany
    J Pathol 204:311-6. 2004
    ..These data indicate that phagocytes within the adventitia and media contribute to the process of inflammation via release of the pro-inflammatory S100 proteins S100A8, S100A9, and S100A12...
  14. ncbi request reprint Expression of the pro-inflammatory protein S100A12 (EN-RAGE) in rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis
    D Foell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:1383-9. 2003
    ..S100A12 (EN-RAGE) is secreted by activated granulocytes and binds to the receptor for advanced glycation end products, which induces nuclear factor (NF)-kappaB-dependent activation of endothelium...
  15. pmc Expression of S100A12 (EN-RAGE) in cystic fibrosis
    D Foell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Muenster, Germany
    Thorax 58:613-7. 2003
    ..S100A12 exhibits proinflammatory functions via interaction with the multiligand receptor for advanced glycation end products. Blocking this interaction inhibits inflammatory processes in mice...
  16. pmc Neutrophil derived human S100A12 (EN-RAGE) is strongly expressed during chronic active inflammatory bowel disease
    D Foell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Munster, Germany
    Gut 52:847-53. 2003
    ..Promising anti-inflammatory effects of blocking agents for RAGE have been reported in murine models of colitis...
  17. ncbi request reprint S100A12 (EN-RAGE) in monitoring Kawasaki disease
    Dirk Foell
    Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital Munster, Von Esmarch Str 58, 48149, Munster, Germany
    Lancet 361:1270-2. 2003
    ..0001). Since the interaction of S100A12 with multiligand receptors has a key role in inflammatory responses, this protein could serve as a novel target for future therapeutic interventions in inflammatory disorders...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Life-threatening theophylline intoxication: a variant of Munchhausen syndrome by proxy]
    D Föll
    Abteilung für allgemeine Kinderheilkunde, Klinik und Poliklinik für Kinderheilkunde, Universitatsklinikum Munster
    Klin Padiatr 215:86-9. 2003
    ..There are numerous reports of suicidal intoxications with theophylline. Non-accidental poisoning with theophylline has not yet been reported in the context of Munchausen syndrome by proxy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Early detection of severe cholestatic hepatopathy in COACH syndrome
    Dirk Foell
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Munster, Germany
    Am J Med Genet 111:429-34. 2002
    ..Progressive destructive cholangiopathy may contribute to hepatic fibrosis in COACH syndrome. Liver disease can be severe even in cases with mild neurologic deficits...
  20. doi request reprint Phagocyte-specific S100 proteins and high-sensitivity C reactive protein as biomarkers for a risk-adapted treatment to maintain remission in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a comparative study
    Joachim Gerss
    Institute of Biostatistics and Clinical Research, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:1991-7. 2012
    ..The present study investigated whether patients with JIA at risk of relapse can be identified by biomarkers even if clinical signs of disease activity are absent...
  21. ncbi request reprint Early activation of cutaneous vessels and epithelial cells is characteristic of acute systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Michael Frosch
    Institute of Experimental Dermatology, University of Munster, Germany
    Exp Dermatol 14:259-65. 2005
    ..Their differential expression further points to distinct roles of the individual molecules in inflammatory processes...
  22. pmc The alarmin Mrp8/14 as regulator of the adaptive immune response during allergic contact dermatitis
    Beatrix Petersen
    Institute of Immunology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    EMBO J 32:100-11. 2013
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  23. ncbi request reprint Acute Kawasaki disease is associated with reverse regulation of soluble receptor for advance glycation end products and its proinflammatory ligand S100A12
    Helmut Wittkowski
    Interdisciplinary Centre for Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Muenster, University Hospital, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, Muenster, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 56:4174-81. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate circulating sRAGE in an acute inflammatory disorder and to compare these data directly with concentrations of the proinflammatory RAGE ligand S100A12...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mrp8 and Mrp14 are endogenous activators of Toll-like receptor 4, promoting lethal, endotoxin-induced shock
    Thomas Vogl
    Institute of Experimental Dermatology, University of Munster, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Nat Med 13:1042-9. 2007
    ..Therefore Mrp8-Mrp14 complexes are new inflammatory components that amplify phagocyte activation during sepsis upstream of TNFalpha-dependent effects...
  25. doi request reprint Improving relapse prediction in inflammatory bowel disease by neutrophil-derived S100A12
    Jan Däbritz
    Department of Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology, University Children s Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:1130-8. 2013
    ..Fecal S100A12 has been reported as a novel marker of intestinal inflammation. The objective was to investigate the utility of S100A12 as a marker for the confirmation of stable remission and prediction of relapses...
  26. ncbi request reprint S100 proteins expressed in phagocytes: a novel group of damage-associated molecular pattern molecules
    Dirk Foell
    Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Experimental Dermatology, University of Muenster Albert Schweitzer Str 33, Muenster D 48149, Germany
    J Leukoc Biol 81:28-37. 2007
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  27. pmc Effects of intra-articular corticosteroids and anti-TNF therapy on neutrophil activation in rheumatoid arthritis
    Helmut Wittkowski
    Interdisciplinary Centre of Clinical Research, University of Munster, Röntgenstr 21, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1020-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this project was to analyse the effect of intra-articular corticosteroids or systemic anti-TNF treatment on synovial expression and serum levels of S100A12 in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  28. pmc Peripheral monocyte functions and activation in patients with quiescent Crohn's disease
    David Schwarzmaier
    Department of Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology, University Children s Hospital Munster, Munster, NRW, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e62761. 2013
    ..Our results highlight that defective innate immune mechanisms in CD seems to play a role in the (inflamed) intestinal mucosa rather than in peripheral blood...
  29. doi request reprint The Toll-like receptor 4 ligands Mrp8 and Mrp14 are crucial in the development of autoreactive CD8+ T cells
    Karin Loser
    Department of Dermatology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Nat Med 16:713-7. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate a link between local expression of DAMP molecules and the development of systemic autoimmunity...
  30. ncbi request reprint Myeloid-related proteins 8 and 14 induce a specific inflammatory response in human microvascular endothelial cells
    Dorothee Viemann
    Institute of Experimental Dermatology, Integrated Functional Genomics, and the Interdisciplinary Clinical Research Center, University Hospital Muenster, University of Muenster, Röntgenstrasse 21, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Blood 105:2955-62. 2005
    ..MRP8/MRP14 may represent novel targets for anti-inflammatory strategies...
  31. pmc S100A12 is a novel molecular marker differentiating systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis from other causes of fever of unknown origin
    Helmut Wittkowski
    University Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 58:3924-31. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether serum concentrations of the phagocytic proinflammatory protein S100A12 may help in deciding whether to treat patients with FUO with antibiotics or immunosuppressive agents...
  32. ncbi request reprint Expression of myeloid-related proteins 8 and 14 in systemic-onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    Michael Frosch
    Institute of Experimental Dermatology and Department of Pediatrics, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 48:2622-6. 2003
    ....
  33. doi request reprint The Toll-like receptor 4 agonist MRP8/14 protein complex is a sensitive indicator for disease activity and predicts relapses in systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Dirk Holzinger
    Institute of Immunology, University Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:974-80. 2012
    ..Analysis of myeloid-related protein 8 and 14 complex (MRP8/14) serum concentrations is a potential new tool to support the diagnosis of systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) in the presence of fever of unknown origin...
  34. doi request reprint Phagocyte-derived S100 proteins in autoinflammation: putative role in pathogenesis and usefulness as biomarkers
    Christoph Kessel
    Department of Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology, University Children s Hospital, University of Muenster, Germany
    Clin Immunol 147:229-41. 2013
    ..In addition, they may help achieve a better understanding of the pathophysiology of autoinflammatory disorders including SJIA and FMF, and even provide novel therapeutic targets in the future...
  35. doi request reprint Fecal phagocyte-specific S100A12 for diagnosing necrotizing enterocolitis
    Jan Däbritz
    Institute of Immunology, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Pediatr 161:1059-64. 2012
    ..To determine whether longitudinal measurements of fecal S100A12, a fecal marker of intestinal inflammation, can identify very low birth weight infants at risk for necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Neutrophil-derived S100A12 in acute lung injury and respiratory distress syndrome
    Helmut Wittkowski
    Department of Pediatrics, Interdisciplinary Center of Clinical Research, Institute of Experimental Dermatology, University of Muenster, Germany
    Crit Care Med 35:1369-75. 2007
    ..Additional in vivo and in vitro experiments were performed to further analyze the contribution of S100A12 to pulmonary inflammation...
  37. doi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease with ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography and computed tomography
    Jan Däbritz
    Department of General Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital Muenster, Munster, Germany
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:81-9. 2011
    ..Co-registration of low-dose computed tomography (CT) could lead to improvements in the assessment of disease. Therefore, this retrospective study evaluates the value of PET±CT in pediatric IBD patients...
  38. pmc Faecal S100A12 as a non-invasive marker distinguishing inflammatory bowel disease from irritable bowel syndrome
    T Kaiser
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Gut 56:1706-13. 2007
    ..S100A12 serum levels increase during inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We performed the first study analysing faecal S100A12 in adults with signs of intestinal inflammation...
  39. doi request reprint Granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor auto-antibodies and disease relapse in inflammatory bowel disease
    Jan Däbritz
    1 Department of Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology, University Children s Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany 2 Interdisciplinary Center of Clinical Research, University of Munster, Munster, Germany 3 The Royal Children s Hospital Melbourne, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 4 Department of Pediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melboure Medical School, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1901-10. 2013
    ..The objective was to investigate the utility of serum GM-CSF auto-antibody (Ab) as a marker for confirmation of stable remission and prediction of relapses in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  40. pmc Keratinocytes determine Th1 immunity during early experimental leishmaniasis
    Jan M Ehrchen
    Institute of Immunology, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    PLoS Pathog 6:e1000871. 2010
    ..Thus, our data indicate for the first time that epidermal cytokine expression is a decisive factor in the generation of protective Th1 immunity and contributes to the outcome of infection with this important human pathogen...
  41. pmc Staphylococcus aureus Panton-Valentine leukocidin induces an inflammatory response in human phagocytes via the NLRP3 inflammasome
    Dirk Holzinger
    Institute of Immunology, Department of General Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Leukoc Biol 92:1069-81. 2012
    ..This study analyzes a specific host signaling pathway that mediates PVL-induced inflammation and cytotoxicity, which has high relevance for CA-MRSA-associated and PVL-mediated pathogenic processes, such as necrotizing infections...
  42. ncbi request reprint Proinflammatory S100 proteins in arthritis and autoimmune disease
    Dirk Foell
    Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 50:3762-71. 2004
  43. doi request reprint MRP8 and MRP14, phagocyte-specific danger signals, are sensitive biomarkers of disease activity in cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes
    Helmut Wittkowski
    Department of General Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital Muenster, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 70:2075-81. 2011
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  44. ncbi request reprint Myeloid-related proteins 8 and 14 contribute to monosodium urate monohydrate crystal-induced inflammation in gout
    Dirk Holzinger
    University Hospital Muenster and University Children s Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Arthritis Rheumatol 66:1327-39. 2014
    ..We undertook this study to analyze the costimulatory properties of myeloid-related protein 8 (MRP-8) and MRP-14 (endogenous Toll-like receptor 4 [TLR-4] agonists) in MSU crystal-induced IL-1β secretion and their relevance in gout...
  45. doi request reprint The functional -374T/A polymorphism of the receptor for advanced glycation end products may modulate Crohn's disease
    Jan Däbritz
    Dept of General Pediatrics, Univ Children s Hospital Muenster, Munster, Germany
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 300:G823-32. 2011
    ....
  46. doi request reprint The endogenous Toll-like receptor 4 agonist S100A8/S100A9 (calprotectin) as innate amplifier of infection, autoimmunity, and cancer
    Jan M Ehrchen
    Institute of Immunology, University of Muenster, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
    J Leukoc Biol 86:557-66. 2009
    ..Thus, S100A8/S100A9 plays a pivotal role during amplification of inflammation and represents a promising new therapeutic target...
  47. ncbi request reprint MRP8 and MRP14 control microtubule reorganization during transendothelial migration of phagocytes
    Thomas Vogl
    Institute of Experimental Dermatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Munster, Röntgenstrasse 21, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Blood 104:4260-8. 2004
    ..Thus, the complex of MRP8/MRP14 is the first characterized molecular target integrating MAPK- and calcium-dependent signals during migration of phagocytes...
  48. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of [(18)F]-FDG PET/CT in children with fever of unknown origin or unexplained signs of inflammation
    Niklas Jasper
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:136-45. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the diagnostic value of (18)F-FDG PET and PET/CT in the diagnostic work-up in paediatric patients...
  49. ncbi request reprint Systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: cognitive function and social adjustment
    Reinhold Feldmann
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Ann Neurol 58:605-9. 2005
    ..Cognitive performance and social adjustment of young patients with SJRA are not affected by disease activity and duration...
  50. pmc Arthrosonography of hip and knee joints in the follow up of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    M Frosch
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:242-4. 2003
    ..To evaluate sensitivity of arthrosonography of hip and knee joints for monitoring disease activity in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA)...
  51. doi request reprint Fecal S100A12: identifying intestinal distress in very-low-birth-weight infants
    Jan Däbritz
    Royal Children s Hospital Melbourne, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Australia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 57:204-10. 2013
    ....
  52. pmc Life-threatening hypersplenism due to idiopathic portal hypertension in early childhood: case report and review of the literature
    Jan Däbritz
    Department of General Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital Muenster, Munster, Germany
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:122. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the pathogenic concept of the disease by a systematic review of the literature and illustrates novel pathologic and laboratory findings...
  53. ncbi request reprint Myeloid related proteins MRP8/MRP14 may predict disease flares in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    A Schulze zur Wiesch
    Institute of Experimental Dermatology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 22:368-73. 2004
    ..Our aim was to analyze if the serum levels of MRP8/MRP14 are reliable predictive markers for the risk of relapse in clinically inactive juvenile idiopathic arthritis...
  54. doi request reprint Achalasia mistaken as eating disorders: report of two children and review of the literature
    Jan Däbritz
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:775-8. 2010
    ..Esophageal achalasia should be considered in anyone presenting with difficulty swallowing or dysphagia, even if other features suggest anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa...
  55. ncbi request reprint Wegener granulomatosis in childhood and adolescence
    Michael Frosch
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, Munster, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 163:425-34. 2004
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum levels of calcium-binding S100 proteins A8 and A9 reflect disease activity and abnormal differentiation of keratinocytes in psoriasis
    S Benoit
    Department of Dermatology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, and Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 155:62-6. 2006
    ..The expression of calcium-binding S100 molecules organized within the epidermal differentiation complex on chromosome 1q21 is disturbed in hyperproliferative skin diseases such as psoriasis...