Merav Lidar

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Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Erysipelas-like erythema as the presenting feature of familial Mediterranean fever
    M Lidar
    Rheumatology Unit and Medicine F, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Affiliated with Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 27:912-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever in Ashkenazi Jews: the mild end of the clinical spectrum
    Merav Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Rheumatol 37:422-5. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Appendectomy in familial Mediterranean fever: clinical, genetic and pathological findings
    M Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:568-73. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever: clinical, molecular and management advancements
    M Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Centre, Tel Hashomer, affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Neth J Med 65:318-24. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Sarcoidosis presenting as "corset-like" myelopathy: a description of six cases and literature review
    Merav Lidar
    Rheumatology Unit, Sheba Medical Center SMC, Tel Hashomer Hospital, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 38:270-5. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Systemic lupus erythematosus and familial Mediterranean fever: a possible negative association between the two disease entities--report of four cases and review of the literature
    M Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research HIMR, Rheumatology Unit and Medicine F, Sheba Medical Center SMC, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Lupus 17:663-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Pregnancy issues in scleroderma
    Merav Lidar
    Rheumatology Unit, The Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Chaim Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Autoimmun Rev 11:A515-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Infectious serologies and autoantibodies in Wegener's granulomatosis and other vasculitides: novel associations disclosed using the Rad BioPlex 2200
    Merav Lidar
    Center for Autoimmune Disease, Rheumatology Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1173:649-57. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever in children presenting with attacks of fever alone
    Shai Padeh
    Department of Pediatrics A, Edmond and Lily Safra Children s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Rheumatol 37:865-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Crohn disease in patients with familial Mediterranean fever
    Herma H Fidder
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, TelHashomer, Israel
    Medicine (Baltimore) 81:411-6. 2002

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Publications42

  1. doi request reprint Erysipelas-like erythema as the presenting feature of familial Mediterranean fever
    M Lidar
    Rheumatology Unit and Medicine F, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Affiliated with Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 27:912-5. 2013
    ..Erysipelas-like' erythema (ELE) is a well recognized, although uncommon, manifestation of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), which is frequently mistaken for infectious erysipelas, especially when forming the initial disease presentation...
  2. doi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever in Ashkenazi Jews: the mild end of the clinical spectrum
    Merav Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Rheumatol 37:422-5. 2010
    ..To characterize familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) in Ashkenazi patients, a Jewish subgroup in which FMF has rarely been described before...
  3. ncbi request reprint Appendectomy in familial Mediterranean fever: clinical, genetic and pathological findings
    M Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:568-73. 2008
    ..Abdominal attacks of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) may simulate acute appendicitis and bring about considerable uncertainty. The similar presentation of the two clinical entities often leads to an unnecessary appendectomy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever: clinical, molecular and management advancements
    M Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Centre, Tel Hashomer, affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Neth J Med 65:318-24. 2007
    ..In this communication we review the current state of the art in the diagnosis and care of FMF patients, starting with the presentation of a typical case...
  5. doi request reprint Sarcoidosis presenting as "corset-like" myelopathy: a description of six cases and literature review
    Merav Lidar
    Rheumatology Unit, Sheba Medical Center SMC, Tel Hashomer Hospital, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 38:270-5. 2010
    ..This should prompt an evaluation for systemic involvement, keeping in mind that serum ACE and chest radiographs may be normal in the presence of primarily CNS-limited disease...
  6. doi request reprint Systemic lupus erythematosus and familial Mediterranean fever: a possible negative association between the two disease entities--report of four cases and review of the literature
    M Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research HIMR, Rheumatology Unit and Medicine F, Sheba Medical Center SMC, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Lupus 17:663-9. 2008
    ..In general, it seems that co-occurrence of FMF moderates the presentation of lupus...
  7. doi request reprint Pregnancy issues in scleroderma
    Merav Lidar
    Rheumatology Unit, The Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Chaim Sheba Medical Center Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Autoimmun Rev 11:A515-9. 2012
    ..This review shall focus on the bi-directional effects of scleroderma on fertility and pregnancy as well as on the management of pregnancy and delivery in the scleroderma patient...
  8. doi request reprint Infectious serologies and autoantibodies in Wegener's granulomatosis and other vasculitides: novel associations disclosed using the Rad BioPlex 2200
    Merav Lidar
    Center for Autoimmune Disease, Rheumatology Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1173:649-57. 2009
    ..pylori, T. gondii, CMV, and EBV. In addition to putative roles in initiation and exacerbation of the vasculitic process, it seems that these infectious agents also modulate the clinical phenotype of the disease...
  9. doi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever in children presenting with attacks of fever alone
    Shai Padeh
    Department of Pediatrics A, Edmond and Lily Safra Children s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Rheumatol 37:865-9. 2010
    ..Our objective was clinical and genetic characterization of FMF and its development in pediatric patients who first presented with attacks of fever alone...
  10. ncbi request reprint Crohn disease in patients with familial Mediterranean fever
    Herma H Fidder
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, TelHashomer, Israel
    Medicine (Baltimore) 81:411-6. 2002
    ..In conclusion, Crohn disease appears to be more prevalent in FMF and presents later than in patients without FMF. FMF in this group of patients shows a higher attack frequency and is more often complicated by amyloidosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Arthritis as the sole episodic manifestation of familial Mediterranean fever
    Merav Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Rheumatol 32:859-62. 2005
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  12. doi request reprint P wave dispersion in familial Mediterranean fever
    Naomi Nussinovitch
    Hypertension Unit and Department of Internal Medicine D, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 31:1591-4. 2011
    ..FMF patients who are continuously treated with colchicine and do not develop amyloidosis have normal atrial conduction parameters and therefore seemingly do not have an increased electrocardiographic risk of atrial fibrillation...
  13. doi request reprint Normal autonomic nervous system responses in uncomplicated familial Mediterranean fever: a comparative case-control study
    Udi Nussinovitch
    The Heller Institute of Medical Research, and Department of Medicine F, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel, 52621
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1347-51. 2011
    ..In conclusion, patients with FMF who did not develop amyloidosis due to continuous colchicine treatment appeared to have normal autonomic function, as reflected by the normal response to physiological autonomic stimuli...
  14. doi request reprint Familial Mediterranean Fever in the first two years of life: a unique phenotype of disease in evolution
    Shai Padeh
    Department of Pediatrics A, Edmond and Lily Safra Children s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Pediatr 156:985-9. 2010
    ..To characterize the clinical and genetic features of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)...
  15. doi request reprint Heart rate variability in familial Mediterranean fever
    Naomi Nussinovitch
    Hypertension Unit, Department of Internal Medicine D, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Rheumatol Int 31:39-43. 2011
    ..Further investigation of occult dysautonomia in FMF is needed...
  16. doi request reprint The familial Mediterranean fever gene as a modifier of periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and adenopathy syndrome
    Yackov Berkun
    Department of Pediatrics, Edmond and Lily Safra Children s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 40:467-72. 2011
    ..We aimed at investigating the effect of MEFV gene mutations on disease phenotype in PFAPA...
  17. doi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever gene and protection against asthma
    Einat Rabinovitch
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:517-21. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever and cryptogenic cirrhosis
    Nurit Tweezer-Zaks
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Medicine (Baltimore) 86:355-62. 2007
    ..Genetic analysis in patients with cryptogenic cirrhosis unrelated to FMF, particularly patients of a Mediterranean origin, may be warranted in future studies...
  19. doi request reprint Incomplete response to colchicine in M694V homozygote FMF patients
    Merav Lidar
    Department of Medicine F, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
    Autoimmun Rev 12:72-6. 2012
    ..Genotyping enables us to study the response rates according to specific mutations. We have witnessed a large number of M694V homozygotes who do not respond well to colchicine despite being treated with maximal sustained doses...
  20. doi request reprint Role of the R92Q TNFRSF1A mutation in patients with familial Mediterranean fever
    Dina Marek-Yagel
    Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, and Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1294-8. 2010
    ..To define the frequency of the R92Q tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome (TRAPS) mutation in patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) and to study the role of this mutation in FMF...
  21. doi request reprint Infectious serologies and autoantibodies in hepatitis C and autoimmune disease-associated mixed cryoglobulinemia
    Merav Lidar
    Center for Autoimmune Disease, Rheumatology Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 42:238-46. 2012
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  22. ncbi request reprint A single testing of serum amyloid a levels as a tool for diagnosis and treatment dilemmas in familial Mediterranean fever
    Yackov Berkun
    Department of Pediatrics, Safra Children s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:182-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to determine various correlates of elevated SAA and evaluate the role of SAA measurement in the diagnosis and management of FMF...
  23. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the three most common MEFV mutations in 412 patients with familial Mediterranean fever
    Nurit Zaks
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:585-8. 2003
    ..The disease is caused by mutations in the MEFV gene, presumed to act as a down-regulator of inflammation within the polymorphonuclear cells...
  24. ncbi request reprint Interferon-alpha as a treatment modality for colchicine- resistant familial Mediterranean fever
    Nurit Tweezer-Zaks
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, affiliated with Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Rheumatol 35:1362-5. 2008
    ..We investigated the effect of IFN-alpha in patients with colchicine-resistant FMF...
  25. doi request reprint P-wave dispersion in systemic AA amyloidosis of familial Mediterranean fever
    Udi Nussinovitch
    The Heller Institute of Medical Research and Department of Medicine F, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1295-8. 2011
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  26. doi request reprint Attempts at suppression of amyloidogenesis in a mouse model by a variety of anti-inflammatory agents
    Shmuel Shtrasburg
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Autoimmun Rev 12:18-21. 2012
    ..In the present study we have tried to determine the efficacy of a variety of anti-inflammatory agents at suppressing AA amyloidosis in a mouse model of the disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint The role of infection in inflammatory bowel disease: initiation, exacerbation and protection
    Merav Lidar
    Rheumatology Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 11:558-63. 2009
    ..This review describes the most commonly implicated pathogens in the causation of IBD and presents the evidence supporting their pathogenic role as well as data that offset their importance...
  28. ncbi request reprint Intravenous colchicine for treatment of patients with familial Mediterranean fever unresponsive to oral colchicine
    Merav Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    J Rheumatol 30:2620-3. 2003
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of weekly intravenous (IV) colchicine, in addition to oral colchicine therapy, in a subset of patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) unresponsive to oral colchicine prophylaxis...
  29. doi request reprint The relative contribution of environmental and genetic factors to phenotypic variation in familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)
    Ilan Ben-Zvi
    Department of Internal Medicine F and the national FMF center, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, 52621 Israel
    Gene 491:260-3. 2012
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  30. ncbi request reprint Colchicine nonresponsiveness in familial Mediterranean fever: clinical, genetic, pharmacokinetic, and socioeconomic characterization
    Merav Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 33:273-82. 2004
    ..To identify the ethnic, clinical, genetic, and pharmacokinetic correlates of colchicine treatment failure in patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)...
  31. doi request reprint MEFV mutation carriage in Israeli Jewish individuals from ethnicities with low risk for familial Mediterranean fever
    Olga Feld
    Department of Medicine F, Sheba Medical Center, Heller Institute of Medical Research, Ramat Gan, Israel
    J Hum Genet 54:369-71. 2009
    ..MEFV mutation carriage in this subgroup is associated with various inflammatory disorders...
  32. ncbi request reprint The infectious etiology of vasculitis
    Merav Lidar
    Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Rheumatology Unit, Sheba Medical Center SMC, Tel Hashomer and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Autoimmunity 42:432-8. 2009
    ..The spectrum of association of infectious agents; bacteria, viruses and parasites, with systemic vasculitides, will be reviewed herewith...
  33. ncbi request reprint A long-term follow-up after cardiac transplantation in a lupus patient: case report and review of the literature
    Nurit Tweezer-Zaks
    Rheumatology Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1110:539-43. 2007
    ..In view of the limited experience with heart transplantation in these patients, we report the successful transplantation outcome in a lupus patient and review the literature in relation to graft and recipient conditions...
  34. ncbi request reprint The prodrome: a prominent yet overlooked pre-attack manifestation of familial Mediterranean fever
    Merav Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    J Rheumatol 33:1089-92. 2006
    ..To identify and characterize pre-attack symptoms (prodrome) in patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)...
  35. doi request reprint E148Q MEFV mutation carriage and longevity in individuals of Ashkenazi origin
    Merav Lidar
    Medicine F and Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Immunol Res 56:371-5. 2013
    ..Our findings suggest that E148Q carriage contributes to longevity in the Ashkenazi population, perhaps by enhancing resistance to infections...
  36. doi request reprint QT dispersion in uncomplicated familial Mediterranean fever
    Naomi Nussinovitch
    Hypertension Unit and Department of Internal Medicine D, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Rheumatol 29:1353-6. 2010
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  37. ncbi request reprint Suppression of amyloidogenesis in a mouse model by corticosteroid intervention
    Shmuel Shtrasburg
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Isreal
    Transl Res 150:66-72. 2007
    ..These experiments show that corticosteroids may significantly suppress amyloidogenesis but only briefly and, therefore, discourage a long-term and late use of steroid supplement in different anti-amyloid treatment protocols...
  38. doi request reprint Infectious serologies and autoantibodies in inflammatory bowel disease: insinuations at a true pathogenic role
    Merav Lidar
    Center for Autoimmune Disease, Rheumatology Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1173:640-8. 2009
    ..pylori infections. These, in turn, lend indirect support to the "hygiene hypothesis" in IBD as well as the newly proposed role of commensal bacteria in the initiation of the disease process...
  39. ncbi request reprint Thoracic and lung involvement in familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)
    Merav Lidar
    Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Chest Med 23:505-11. 2002
    ..Three patients had peritoneal mesothelioma, while one developed mesothelioma of the lung. Finally, thromboembolism should be considered, particularly in patients with FMF amyloidosis who present with respiratory distress...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Magnetic resonance imaging for the diagnosis of sacroiliitis in Israel: our experience in the last five years]
    Vered Abitbul
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 150:563-7, 619, 618. 2011
    ..We reviewed MRI examinations of the SIJ performed in our institution, evaluated the findings and the change in study prevalence along the years...
  41. ncbi request reprint Destructive arthritis in a patient with Haim-munk syndrome
    Merav Lidar
    Department of Medicine B and Rheumatology Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Rheumatol 31:814-7. 2004
    ..We describe a patient with Haim-Munk syndrome (palmar plantar keratosis and periodontitis) and destructive arthritis of the wrists and shoulder joints, an association that has not been previously described...
  42. ncbi request reprint Hearing loss as the presenting feature of systemic vasculitis
    Merav Lidar
    Department of Internal Medicine F and Rheumatic Disease Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1107:136-41. 2007
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