Questions discussed in this category

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

Do you obtain vascular imaging routinely in these cases, and if so, do you use cross-sectional or invasive angiography?

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

There are multiple difficulties that could be seen: steroids can precipitate a sickle cell crisis, vasculitis and sickle cell can produce similar clin...

E.g., MPO vs PR3, newly diagnosed vs relapsed, renal involvement. Acknowledge that the ADVOCATE study was not powered to detect these differences, but...

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 ...

What if the patient has MGUS? Do patients with type 1 cryoglobulins need a bone marrow biopsy as part of the work up?

How would you label such a patient?  Would you treat differently if they have poor functional status?

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