Miscellaneous Rheumatic and Inflammatory Diseases

Session Type: ACR Abstract Submissions
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Hall F2 - Poster Hall (McCormick Place West)
Papers:
A Higher Than Expected Prevalence of Autoimmune Disease in a Cohort of Patients with Recalcitrant Leg Ulcers
Victoria K. Shanmugam1, Amber Schilling1, Anthony Germinario1, Mihriye Mete2 and Christopher Attinger3, 1Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, 2MedStar Health Research Institute, Hyattsville, MD, 3Georgetown Universtiy Hosptial, Washington, DC
Prevalence and Significance of Previously Undiagnosed Rheumatic Diseases in Pregnancy
Véronique Ramoni1, Roberto Caporali1, Arsenio Spinillo2, Fausta Beneventi2, Margherita Simonetta2, Elena Locatelli2, Chiara Cavagnoli2, Claudia Alpini3, Giulia Albonico3, Elena Prisco1 and Carlo M. Montecucco1, 1Rheumatology, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation and University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 2Obstetrics and Gynecology, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation and University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy, 3IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy
Eosinophilic Fasciitis (Shulman Disease): New Insights Into the Therapeutic Management From a Series of 34 Patients
David Lebeaux1, Camille Frances2, Stéphane Barete2, Bertrand Wechsler1, Odile Dubourg1, Jérôme Renoux1, Thierry Maisonobe1, Olivier Benveniste1, Marc Gatfossé3, Pierre Bourgeois1, Zahir Amoura1, Jean-Charles Piette4, Patrice Cacoub4 and Damien Sène1, 1Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital, Paris, France, 2Tenon Hospital, Paris, France, 3Centre Hospitalier Coulommiers, Coulommiers, France, 4CHU Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France
Some of Subgroups in Rheumatoid Arthritis Are Difficult to Differentiate with Polymyalgia Rheumatica by a Genome-Wide Gene Expression Analysis
Yoshinobu Koyama1, Chinami Era1, Motohiko Tanino2, Daisuke Hidaka1, Toshiyuki Ota1 and Ayumi Uchino1, 1Iizuka Hospital, Iizuka, Japan, 2DNA Chip Research Inc., Yokohama, Japan
Biologics In Relapsing Polychondritis: a Literature Review
Fernando Kemta Lekpa1, Virginia Byers Kraus2 and Xavier Chevalier1, 1Hopital Henri-Mondor, Creteil, France, 2Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
HM-018, An Oral Small Molecule JAK Inhibitor, Ameliorates Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis (EAE) in Mice
Yu Cai1, Wuzhong Shen1, Qianqian Dong1, Zhipeng Wu1, Xiaoning Yang1, Ping Ren1, Youjun Yu1, Hongxia Shen1, Jia Li1, Jian Wang1, Yang Sai1, James Yan1, Wei Deng1, Jianguo Ji2, Weiguo Su1 and Haoran Zhao1, 1Hutchison Medipharma Limited, Shanghai, China, 2Abott, Shanghai, China
Safety and Efficacy of Mizoribine in Patients with Connective Tissue Diseases Other Than Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ryo Rokutanda1, Mitsumasa Kishimoto1, Hisanori Shimizu1, Atsushi Nomura2, Yasuhiro Suyama1, Yuri Ohara1, Akira Takeda1, Ken-ichi Yamaguchi3 and Masato Okada1, 1St. Luke's International Hosptal, Tokyo, Japan, 2Chubu-Rosai hospital, Nagoya, Japan, 3St. Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Idiopathic Hindfoot Problems As An Early Rheumatological Manifestation of Hereditary Hemochromatosis Type I
Elena Becerra-Fernandez, University College London, London, United Kingdom, Pantelis Panopalis, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC and Henri A. Menard, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, QC
Atypical Persistent Plaquelike Skin Rash of Adult Onset Still's Disease. Case Report and Review of Literature
Asha Muthalaly1, Dennis C. Ang2, Steven T. Hugenberg3, Roy Sampson1 and Agith Muthalaly4, 1Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, 2Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 3Indiana Univ Schl of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, 4St. James School of Medicine, Chicago
Clinical and Genetic Features of Autoinflammatory Syndromes in Hispanic Patients: The Chilean Experience
Cristian Vergara1, Arturo Borzutzky1, Miguel A. Gutierrez1, Sergio Iacobelli1, Eduardo Talesnik1, Maria Eugenia Martinez1, Lilith Stange1, Javier Basualdo2, Viviana Maluje3, Renato Jimenez4, Elena Jarpa5, Roberto Wiener6, Javier Tinoco6, Juan I. Arostegui7, Jordi Yague7 and Manuel Alvarez-Lobos1, 1Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 2Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 3Hospital FACH, Santiago, Chile, 4Hospital Gustavo Fricke, Valparaiso, Chile, 5Hospital Naval Almirante Nef, Vina Del Mar, Chile, 6Hospital Militar, Santiago, Chile, 7Hospital Clínic / IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
Use of Canakinumab in the Routinary Clinical Practice in Severe Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndrome: One Year of Follow-up   
Roberta Caorsi1, Loredana Lepore2, Francesco Zulian3, Maria Alessio4, Achille Stabile5, Martina Finetti6, Alberto Martini6 and Marco Gattorno1, 1G. Gaslini Institute, Genova, Italy, 2Ospedale-Infantile Trieste, Trieste, Italy, 3University of Padua, Padova, Italy, 4University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy, 5DipartimentoPediatria, Policlinico Gemelli, Roma, Italy, 6IRCCS G Gaslini, Pediatria II, Reumatologia, Genova, Italy
Classification of Two Subtypes in Adult-Onset Still’s Disease
Hisae Ichida, Yasushi Kawaguchi, Tomoko Sugiura, Takahisa Gono, Kae Takagi, Yuko Ota, Ikuko Masuda and Hisashi Yamanaka, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
Free Interleukin 18 As a Predictor of Remission and Flare up in Adult-Onset Still’s Disease Patients
Kyong-Hee Jung1, Joo Hyun Lee2, JinJu Kim2, Jin Sook Lee2, Won Park1, Tae-Hwan Kim2 and Dae-Hyun Yoo2, 1Center for Rheumatism, Inha University Hospital, Incheon, South Korea, 2Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Seoul, South Korea
Study Design of the β-Confident-Registry Aiming to Evaluate the Largest Cohort of Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes Patients
Hal M. Hoffman, Division of Rheumatology and Allergy/Immunology, La Jolla, CA, Ulrich A. Walker, Dept. of Rheumatology at Basel University, Felix-Platter Spital, Basel, Switzerland, Hugh Tilson, University of North Carolina, North Carolina, Jasmin B. Kuemmerle-Deschner, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany and Philip Hawkins, Department of Medicine, University College London Medical School, London, United Kingdom
Anti-TNFα Therapy in 15 Patients with Severe and Refractory Sarcoidosis
Inés Pérez-Martín1, Ricardo Blanco2, Javier Rueda1, Carmen Bejerano2, Orlando Pompei1, M. Carmen González-Vela1, Marcos A. González-López1, Héctor Fernández-Llaca1, Agustín Oterino1, María J. Sedano1, Mario Agudo1, Víctor M. Martínez-Taboada1 and Miguel Angel González-Gay1, 1Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla. IFIMAV, Santander, Spain, 2Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla-IFIMAV, Santander, Spain
Sonographic Detection of a Bifid Median Nerve and Persistent Median Artery Among Patients with Clinical Diagnosis of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Rheumatology Office
Francis Luk, Carolyn R. O'Connor, Humaira Hussain, Vincent Zarro and Angel E. Checa, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
The Role of Sufficient Starting Dose of Steroids in Adult-Onset Still’s Disease
You Jae Kim1, Bon San Koo1, Min Wook So1, Wook Jang Seo2, Ji Seon Oh3, Yong-Gil Kim1, Chang-Keun Lee1 and Bin Yoo1, 1University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea, 2Seoul Veterans Hospital, Seoul, South Korea, 3University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, Ulsan, South Korea
Off-Label Use of Biological Therapies in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases
Ana Carolina Araújo, Carla Noronha, Ana Grilo, Maria Francisca Moraes-Fontes, Nuno Riso and Manuel Vaz Riscado, Hospital de Curry Cabral, Lisbon, Portugal
Subacromial Steroid Injection Do Not Seems to Increase the Rate of Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tear
Julio Ramirez1, Isaac Pomés2, Jaume Pomés2 and Juan D. Cañete3, 1Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain, 2Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain, 3Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Cartilage Composition As a Potential Early Marker for Degenerative Joint Disease in Patients with Cryopyrinopathies
Clara Malattia1, Martina Finetti1, Maria Beatrice Damasio2, Chiara Mattiuz2, Gabriele Chiusano3, Curzio Basso3, Aldo Naselli1, Alberto Martini1 and Marco Gattorno1, 1IRCCS G Gaslini, Pediatria II, Reumatologia, Genova, Italy, 2IRCCS G Gaslini, U.O. Radiologia, Genova, Italy, 3Dipartimento di Informatica e Scienze dell'Informazione, Università di Genova, Genova, Italy
E148Q Is Not a Disease Causing Allele in Familial Mediterranean Fever in Populations Where FMF Is Prevalent
Servet Akar1, Dilek Solmaz2, Fatos Onen1, Vedat Gerdan2, Ozgul Soysal2 and Nurullah Akkoc1, 1Professor, Izmir, Turkey, 2MD, Izmir, Turkey
Long Term Follow-up of Infliximab Efficacy in Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary Sarcoidosis Refractory to Conventional Therapy
Eric Russell, Carolyn R. O'Connor and Humaira Hussain, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Early Recognition of Hearing Loss in Muckle-Wells Syndrome
Jasmin B. Kuemmerle-Deschner1, Assen Koitschev2, Pascal N. Tyrrell3, Katharina Ummenhofer1, Peter Lohse4, Sandra Hansmann1, Stefan Plontke5, Christiane Koitschev6 and Susanne M. Benseler3, 1University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany, 2Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Klinikum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, 3The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, 4Department of Clinical Chemistry Großhadern, University Munich, Munich, Germany, 5Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Halle (Saale), Halle (Saale), Germany, 6Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
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