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Questions discussed in this category


Would the checkpoint inhibitor still work if blocking only that portion of the inflammatory cascade as opposed to more global blockade with steroids?

Is there role for IVIG? Would you alter the dose or time course of steroid therapy?

Additionally, what is the current role for temporal artery ultrasound in workup for GCA?

Small study in pediatric PACNS have evaluated this as a potential marker (Cellucci et al., PMID 22740622)

Given the slow recovery of nerve damage, what would you expect to see on a repeat EMG after treatment? Continued denervation or just sequelae of past ...


Papers discussed in this category


Front Neurol, 2019 Jun 06

N Engl J Med,

Lancet, 2016 Mar 04

Arthritis Rheum,

Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism, 2012-06

Arthritis Rheumatol, 2021 Jul 08

Ann Rheum Dis, 2019 Jul 03

Mayo Clin Proc,

Ann Rheum Dis, 2021 Jul 02

Eur J Cancer, 2021 Sep 15

Thorac Cancer, 2020 Feb 11