Genomes and Genes
Polly J Ferguson
Affiliation: University of Iowa
- A missense mutation in pstpip2 is associated with the murine autoinflammatory disorder chronic multifocal osteomyelitisPolly J Ferguson
Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Bone 38:41-7. 2006..These data suggest that mutations in pstpip2 may be the genetic explanation for the autoinflammatory phenotype seen in the cmo mouse...
- Efficacy of anti-IL-1 treatment in Majeed syndromeTroels Herlin
Correspondence to Dr Polly J Ferguson, Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, 4038 Boyd Tower, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Ann Rheum Dis 72:410-3. 2013..Long-term outcome is poor. This is the first report detailing the treatment of Majeed syndrome with biological agents and demonstrates clinical improvement with IL-1blockade...
- Current understanding of the pathogenesis and management of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitisPolly J Ferguson
Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52240, USA
Curr Rheumatol Rep 14:130-41. 2012..This review briefly summarizes the main clinical and radiologic aspects of the disease and then focuses on genetics and pathophysiology and provides an update on treatment...
- Papular xanthomas and erosive arthritis in a 3 year old girl, is this a new MRH variant?Catalina Matiz
Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 7:15. 2009..We review the different diagnoses that should be considered in children with xanthomas and arthritis as well as the different pharmacologic therapies used in children with multicentric reticulohistiocytosis...
- Autoinflammatory bone disordersPolly J Ferguson
Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Curr Opin Rheumatol 19:492-8. 2007..This review provides an update on clinical, genetic, and immunologic aspects of the autoinflammatory bone disorders...
- Shrinking lung syndrome in a 14-year-old boy with systemic lupus erythematosusPolly J Ferguson
Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Iowa, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Pediatr Pulmonol 41:194-7. 2006..Shrinking lung syndrome should be included in the differential diagnosis of dyspnea in both children and adults with systemic lupus erythematosus...
- Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis: a concise review and genetic updateHatem I El-Shanti
Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Clin Orthop Relat Res 462:11-9. 2007..We emphasize the need to validate diagnostic clinical criteria and develop new pathogenesis-based targeted therapy...
- A homozygous mutation in human PRICKLE1 causes an autosomal-recessive progressive myoclonus epilepsy-ataxia syndromeAlexander G Bassuk
Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Am J Hum Genet 83:572-81. 2008..PRICKLE1 is expressed in brain regions implicated in epilepsy and ataxia in mice and humans, and, to our knowledge, is the first molecule in the noncanonical WNT signaling pathway to be directly implicated in human epilepsy...
- Primary multifocal osseous lymphoma in a childTakashi S P Sato
Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
Pediatr Radiol 38:1338-41. 2008..We hope that awareness of this entity will help radiologists achieve timely diagnosis and intervention...
- A splice site mutation confirms the role of LPIN2 in Majeed syndromeZakiya S Al Mosawi
Salmanyia Medical Complex, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Arthritis Rheum 56:960-4. 2007..2327+1G>C) in the patient; her mother was heterozygous at this site. These data confirm the role of LPIN2 mutations in the etiology of Majeed syndrome...
- Genetic & immunologic etiology of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis-CRMOPolly J Ferguson; Fiscal Year: 2010..This may ultimately help develop new ways to diagnose and treat not only CRMO but potentially also psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease. ..
- Genetic Basis of chronic Multifocal OsteomyelitisPolly Ferguson; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..