Search for dissertations about: "inflammatory manifestations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 89 swedish dissertations containing the words inflammatory manifestations.

  1. 1. A Clinical and Genetic Study of Psoriatic Arthritis

    Author : Gerd-Marie Alenius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; Psoriatic arthritis; prevalence; inflammatory manifestations; genetic loci; HLA; TNFB; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Clinical Genetics; klinisk genetik;

    Abstract : Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is an inflammatory joint disease associated with psoriasis. PsA has a heterogeneous pattern, expressed by different manifestations such as mild mono-oligoarthritis or very severe, erosive and destructive polyarthritis. Measurable inflammatory activity is not always prominent. READ MORE

  2. 2. Immunopathogenic mechanisms in inflammatory myopathies

    Author : Pernilla Englund; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Myositis; capillaries; muscle fibers; IL-1 alpha; MHC; adhesion molecules;

    Abstract : The idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) are characterized by symmetrical, proximal muscle weakness and by inflammatory infiltrates in muscle tissue. Based on different clinical as well as histopathological features the IlMs can be separated into polymyositis (PM), dermatomyositis (DM) and inclusion body myositis (IBM). READ MORE

  3. 3. Cardiovascular outcomes and extra-articular manifestations in patients with spondyloarthritis

    Author : Karin Bengtsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Spondyloarthritis; Cardiovascular disease; Extra-articular manifestations;

    Abstract : Background: Spondyloarthritis (SpA) is a cluster of rheumatic diseases with similar clinical features, including association with extra-articular manifestations such as anterior uveitis (AU), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and psoriasis. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS), psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and undifferentiated SpA (uSpA) are the major subtypes of SpA. READ MORE

  4. 4. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis - manifestations in the jaws

    Author : Anna-Lena Cedströmer; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is an inflammatory joint disease in children that can involve the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), consequently affect craniofacial growth, jaw function creating discomfort and pain. It is possible that the TMJ is one of the most frequently involved joints in JIA. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gut Manifestations in an Experimental Model of Multiple Sclerosis

    Author : Mehrnaz Nouri; Kirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated demyelinating and neurodegenerative disease of the central nervous system (CNS). Neuroinflammatory processes in MS are believed to lead to damage and leakage in the blood-brain barrier that protects the CNS and regulates the trafficking of soluble mediators and leukocytes. READ MORE