Muhammad Haroon

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Publications

  1. doi Rituximab as a first-line agent for the treatment of dermatomyositis
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Republic of Ireland
    Rheumatol Int 32:1783-4. 2012
  2. doi Vitamin D deficiency: subclinical and clinical consequences on musculoskeletal health
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Bone and Joint Unit, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 14:286-93. 2012
  3. doi Polyarteritis nodosa presenting with clinical and radiologic features suggestive of polymyositis
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Rheumatol Int 32:1079-81. 2012
  4. doi Development of sarcoidosis 6-month post discontinuation of etanercept: coincidence or real association?
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1095-8. 2011
  5. doi Generalized subcutaneous edema as a rare manifestation of dermatomyositis: clinical lesson from a rare feature
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Sports and Exercise Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    J Clin Rheumatol 17:135-7. 2011
  6. doi Cyclophosphamide-refractory scleroderma-associated interstitial lung disease: remarkable clinical and radiological response to a single course of rituximab combined with high-dose corticosteroids
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Ther Adv Respir Dis 5:299-304. 2011
  7. ncbi A comparative study of renal dysfunction in patients with inflammatory arthropathies: strong association with cardiovascular diseases and not with anti-rheumatic therapies, inflammatory markers or duration of arthritis
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Ireland
    Int J Rheum Dis 14:255-60. 2011
  8. doi Re-challenge with etanercept in patients with etanercept-induced neutropenia
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Clin Rheumatol 31:151-5. 2012
  9. doi Vitamin D and its emerging role in immunopathology
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Bone and Joint Unit, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Rheumatol 31:199-202. 2012
  10. doi A paraneoplastic case of palmar fasciitis and polyarthritis syndrome
    Muhammad Haroon
    Rheumatology Specialist Registrar, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork, Republic of Ireland
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 4:274-7. 2008

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Publications22

  1. doi Rituximab as a first-line agent for the treatment of dermatomyositis
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Republic of Ireland
    Rheumatol Int 32:1783-4. 2012
    ..Depleting peripheral B cells with rituximab (one course) in our patient has led not only to complete resolution of muscle and skin disease (induction) but also remains off all immunosuppressives including glucocorticoids...
  2. doi Vitamin D deficiency: subclinical and clinical consequences on musculoskeletal health
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Bone and Joint Unit, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 14:286-93. 2012
    ..However, it should be recognized that the research on vitamin D is still an emerging field, and it is beyond the scope of this paper to include more than a brief review of the published work...
  3. doi Polyarteritis nodosa presenting with clinical and radiologic features suggestive of polymyositis
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Rheumatol Int 32:1079-81. 2012
    ..Our reports highlight the critical role of muscle biopsy in establishing the correct diagnosis in patients with suspected myositis...
  4. doi Development of sarcoidosis 6-month post discontinuation of etanercept: coincidence or real association?
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1095-8. 2011
    ..It remains speculative as to whether the concurrence of RA and sarcoidosis is purely serendipitous, or is related to an immunodysregulatory state attributable to TNF blockade...
  5. doi Generalized subcutaneous edema as a rare manifestation of dermatomyositis: clinical lesson from a rare feature
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Sports and Exercise Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    J Clin Rheumatol 17:135-7. 2011
    ..Anasarca is an unusual manifestation of dermatomyositis. In treatment-refractory cases, it seems reasonable to consider positron emission tomography scan in excluding underlying malignant disease...
  6. doi Cyclophosphamide-refractory scleroderma-associated interstitial lung disease: remarkable clinical and radiological response to a single course of rituximab combined with high-dose corticosteroids
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Ther Adv Respir Dis 5:299-304. 2011
    ..At this stage, he received rituximab (two pulses of 1 g each), which led to a gradual clinical improvement. Now, 12 months since his rituximab infusion, he walks 2 miles daily without any exertional dyspnoea...
  7. ncbi A comparative study of renal dysfunction in patients with inflammatory arthropathies: strong association with cardiovascular diseases and not with anti-rheumatic therapies, inflammatory markers or duration of arthritis
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Ireland
    Int J Rheum Dis 14:255-60. 2011
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  8. doi Re-challenge with etanercept in patients with etanercept-induced neutropenia
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Clin Rheumatol 31:151-5. 2012
    ..Careful clinical and hematologic monitoring is the best way to recognize this adverse event...
  9. doi Vitamin D and its emerging role in immunopathology
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Bone and Joint Unit, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Clin Rheumatol 31:199-202. 2012
    ..Instead, we will frame the reasons and rationale behind the development of several immunoregulatory activities for 1,25(OH)2D3...
  10. doi A paraneoplastic case of palmar fasciitis and polyarthritis syndrome
    Muhammad Haroon
    Rheumatology Specialist Registrar, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork, Republic of Ireland
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 4:274-7. 2008
    ..The patient had been diagnosed with pancreatic carcinoma approximately 1 year before the presentation of her rheumatic symptoms, and had undergone radical pancreatico-duodenectomy...
  11. doi Vitamin D deficiency: the time to ignore it has passed
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Cork University Hospital, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
    Int J Rheum Dis 13:318-23. 2010
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  12. doi Sinusitis: a possible link with adalimumab
    Muhammad Haroon
    Arthritis and Osteoporosis Centre, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork, Republic of Ireland
    Clin Rheumatol 27:1189-90. 2008
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  13. doi A case of ANCA-associated systemic vasculitis induced by atorvastatin
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Republic of Ireland
    Clin Rheumatol 27:S75-7. 2008
    ..He is currently on a tapering regimen of corticosteroids (7 mg OD), and after weaning him off corticosteroids, we plan to slowly taper his azathioprin...
  14. ncbi Efficacy and safety of combining intra-articular methylprednisolone and anti-TNF agent to achieve prolonged remission in patients with recurrent inflammatory monoarthritis
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Ireland
    Joint Bone Spine 77:232-4. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the safety, local tolerability and clinical response after combining intra-articular administration of corticosteroids and anti-TNF agents for recurrent inflammatory monoarthritis...
  15. doi High incidence of intolerance to tuberculosis chemoprophylaxis
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Ireland
    Rheumatol Int 32:33-7. 2012
    ..We have found a significant number of our patients (39%) who could not continue anti-TB prophylaxis due to either gastrointestinal intolerance or hypertransaminesemia...
  16. doi The uptake of influenza and pneumococcal vaccination among immunocompromised patients attending rheumatology outpatient clinics
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Joint Bone Spine 78:374-7. 2011
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  17. doi The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in consecutive new patients seen over a 6-month period in general rheumatology clinics
    Muhammad Haroon
    Arthritis and Osteoporosis Centre, Department of Rheumatology, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
    Clin Rheumatol 30:789-94. 2011
    ..006), and it was independent of age (pā€‰=ā€‰0.297). The results suggest vitamin D deficiency as a possible modifiable risk factor in different rheumatologic conditions, and its role in IJD/CTD warrants further attention...
  18. doi Perceptions and attitudes of hospital staff toward paging system and the use of mobile phones
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology General Internal Medicine, Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Ireland
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 26:377-81. 2010
    ..Our objective was to document the pattern of mobile phone usage by medical staff in a hospital setting, and to explore any perceived benefits (such as improved communications) associated with mobile phones...
  19. doi High prevalence of psoriatic arthritis in patients with severe psoriasis with suboptimal performance of screening questionnaires
    Muhammad Haroon
    Department of Rheumatology, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, 4, Ireland
    Ann Rheum Dis 72:736-40. 2013
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  20. ncbi High Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and of Insulin Resistance in Psoriatic Arthritis is Associated with the Severity of Underlying Disease
    Muhammad Haroon
    From the Department of Rheumatology and Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland M Haroon, MB, MMedSc, MRCPI P Gallagher, RGN, Department of Rheumatology E Heffernan, MB, BCH, MRCSI, FFRRCSI, Department of Diagnostic Imaging O FitzGerald, MD, FRCPI, FRCP UK, Professor, Department of Rheumatology, St Vincent s University Hospital
    J Rheumatol 41:1357-65. 2014
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  21. doi Pathogenetic overview of psoriatic disease
    Muhammad Haroon
    St Vincent s University Hospital and Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    J Rheumatol Suppl 89:7-10. 2012
    ..Newer imaging techniques have also provided a much more detailed characterization of tissue abnormalities, in particular highlighting the extent of new bone formation, which is quite distinct from rheumatoid arthritis...