Victoria K Shanmugam

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Affiliation: Georgetown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Chronic leg ulceration associated with polycythemia vera responding to ruxolitinib (Jakafi(®))
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC Electronic address
    J Foot Ankle Surg 52:781-5. 2013
  2. pmc Renal disease in scleroderma: an update on evaluation, risk stratification, pathogenesis and management
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 24:669-76. 2012
  3. pmc Impact of subspecialty elective exposures on outcomes on the American board of internal medicine certification examination
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, NW Washington, DC 20007, USA
    BMC Med Educ 12:94. 2012
  4. pmc Prevalence of immune disease in patients with wounds presenting to a tertiary wound healing centre
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Int Wound J 9:403-11. 2012
  5. pmc Leg ulcers associated with Klinefelter's syndrome: a case report and review of the literature
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Int Wound J 9:104-7. 2012
  6. pmc Comparison of indirect immunofluorescence and multiplex antinuclear antibody screening in systemic sclerosis
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1363-8. 2011
  7. pmc The CIRAS study: a case control study to define the clinical, immunologic, and radiographic features of aromatase inhibitor-induced musculoskeletal symptoms
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, Washington, DC, NW 20007, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:699-708. 2012
  8. pmc Lower extremity ulcers in rheumatoid arthritis: features and response to immunosuppression
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, NW Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 30:849-53. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Voriconazole-associated myositis
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 15:350-3. 2009
  10. pmc Late failure of a split-thickness skin graft in the setting of homozygous factor V Leiden mutation: a case report and correlative animal model from the Wound Etiology and Healing (WE-HEAL) study
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Int Wound J 12:537-44. 2015

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  1. pmc Chronic leg ulceration associated with polycythemia vera responding to ruxolitinib (Jakafi(®))
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC Electronic address
    J Foot Ankle Surg 52:781-5. 2013
    ..Ruxolitinib therapy could represent a novel option for patients who develop persistent inflammatory wounds in the setting of polycythemia vera and hydroxyurea therapy. ..
  2. pmc Renal disease in scleroderma: an update on evaluation, risk stratification, pathogenesis and management
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 24:669-76. 2012
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide a concise and up-to-date review of the evaluation, risk stratification, pathogenesis, and management of scleroderma-associated renal disease...
  3. pmc Impact of subspecialty elective exposures on outcomes on the American board of internal medicine certification examination
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, NW Washington, DC 20007, USA
    BMC Med Educ 12:94. 2012
    ..The primary aim of this study was to evaluate whether the number of subspecialty elective exposures or the specific subspecialties which residents complete electives in impact ABIM-CE scores...
  4. pmc Prevalence of immune disease in patients with wounds presenting to a tertiary wound healing centre
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Int Wound J 9:403-11. 2012
    ..The association between immune diseases and chronic wounds may provide unique insights into pathways of wound healing, and warrants further study...
  5. pmc Leg ulcers associated with Klinefelter's syndrome: a case report and review of the literature
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Int Wound J 9:104-7. 2012
    ..This case emphasises the importance of considering Klinefelter's syndrome in the differential diagnosis of a sterile male patient with non healing lower extremity ulcers...
  6. pmc Comparison of indirect immunofluorescence and multiplex antinuclear antibody screening in systemic sclerosis
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1363-8. 2011
    ..Until the MULTIPLEX-ANA assays can be modified to include the antigens for RNA polymerase III and the nucleolar ANA subsets, IIF-ANA remains the recommended screening test for ANA in suspected scleroderma...
  7. pmc The CIRAS study: a case control study to define the clinical, immunologic, and radiographic features of aromatase inhibitor-induced musculoskeletal symptoms
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, Washington, DC, NW 20007, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:699-708. 2012
    ..Further studies are needed to develop a case definition of AIMSS, and to confirm whether these symptoms are attributable to AI use...
  8. pmc Lower extremity ulcers in rheumatoid arthritis: features and response to immunosuppression
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, NW Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 30:849-53. 2011
    ..Only 31.25% of patients healed after a mean 22.8 months of follow-up. However, treatment with a biologic agent was associated with a significant increased likelihood of healing (RR 3.27, 95% CI 0.59-18.29, p = 0.039)...
  9. doi request reprint Voriconazole-associated myositis
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 15:350-3. 2009
    ..Given the increased use of triazoles in immunosuppressed and transplant recipients, it is important for rheumatology consultants to include this entity in their differential diagnosis of weakness in such patients...
  10. pmc Late failure of a split-thickness skin graft in the setting of homozygous factor V Leiden mutation: a case report and correlative animal model from the Wound Etiology and Healing (WE-HEAL) study
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Int Wound J 12:537-44. 2015
    ..It further allows us to demonstrate the efficacy of the animal model in which residual fragments of STSG tissue are utilised for transplant onto nude mice for manipulation in the laboratory. ..
  11. pmc Postoperative wound dehiscence: Predictors and associations
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Wound Healing and Limb Preservation Center, Ideas to Health Laboratory, The George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC
    Wound Repair Regen 23:184-90. 2015
    ..There was a strong association between PSI-14 and opioid use after surgery and this finding merits further investigation. ..
  12. pmc Utility of a human-mouse xenograft model and in vivo near-infrared fluorescent imaging for studying wound healing
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Int Wound J 12:699-705. 2015
    ..This human-mouse xenograft model, combined with in vivo fluorescent imaging provides a useful mechanism for studying molecular pathways of human wound healing. ..
  13. doi request reprint Rheumatologists' awareness of and screening practices for hepatitis B virus infection prior to initiating immunomodulatory therapy
    Jonathan G Stine
    Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:704-11. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Relationship between Opioid Treatment and Rate of Healing in Chronic Wounds
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Ideas to Health Laboratory, The George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 701 Ross Hall, 2300 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20037
    Wound Repair Regen . 2016
    ..Whether this is a causal relationship will require further study. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved...
  15. ncbi request reprint Interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) is Elevated in Wound Exudate from Hidradenitis Suppurativa
    Anirban Banerjee
    a Division of Rheumatology, The George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Immunol Invest . 2016
    ..TNF-β/LT-α levels were also elevated in HS, although the levels were more modest. Further studies should focus on molecular drivers of tissue injury in HS and the relationship between HS effluent cytokine profile and disease activity...
  16. pmc Outcomes After Combined Radical Resection and Targeted Biologic Therapy for the Management of Recalcitrant Hidradenitis Suppurativa
    Michael V Defazio
    From the Department of Plastic Surgery, Center for Wound Healing, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital and Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, The George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC
    Ann Plast Surg 77:217-22. 2016
    ..We present our experience with combined biologic and surgical therapy for recalcitrant HS...
  17. pmc Levamisole-induced occlusive necrotising vasculitis in cocaine abusers: an unusual cause of skin necrosis and neutropenia
    Cassius D Belfonte
    Division of Cardiology, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA Division of Rheumatology, Veterans Affairs Hospital, Washington, DC, USA Department of Internal Medicine, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Int Wound J 10:590-6. 2013
    ..This phenomenon of levamisole-induced vasculitis and neutropenia is being increasingly described and has characteristic wound manifestations that must be recognised and treated early. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity ulcers in connective tissue disease
    Victoria K Shanmugam
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:534-6. 2008
    ..We review the evidence for antiphospholipid antibodies and prothrombotic states contributing to a vasculopathy in patients with connective tissue disease, precipitating ulceration and impairing healing...