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Anti-citrullinated Protein Antibody-positive Rheumatoid Arthritis Associated with RS3PE Syndrome-like Symptoms and an Elevated Serum Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Level in a Patient with Myasthenia Gravis


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Title: Anti-citrullinated Protein Antibody-positive Rheumatoid Arthritis Associated with RS3PE Syndrome-like Symptoms and an Elevated Serum Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Level in a Patient with Myasthenia Gravis
Authors: Horai, Yoshiro / Honda, Mai / Nishino, Ayako / Nakashima, Yoshikazu / Suzuki, Takahisa / Kawashiri, Shin-ya / Ichinose, Kunihiro / Tamai, Mami / Nakamura, Hideki / Motomura, Masakatsu / Origuchi, Tomoki / Kawakami, Atsushi
Issue Date: 15-Apr-2014
Publisher: 日本内科学会 / Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Citation: Internal Medicine, 53(8), pp.895-898; 2014
Abstract: A 73-year-old man with a history of myasthenia gravis (MG) was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) based on a history of polyarthritis and positivity for anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPA). He presented with a high level of serum vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and RS3PE syndrome-like pitting edema in the extremities, which improved following treatment with low-dose prednisolone. This is an interesting case of ACPA-positive RA associated with RS3PE syndrome-like pitting edema and a high VEGF level.
Keywords: Myasthenia gravis / Rheumatoid arthritis / RS3PE syndrome / Vascular endothelial growth factor
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/34443
ISSN: 09182918
DOI: 10.2169/internalmedicine.53.1897
Rights: © 2014 The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine.
Type: Journal Article
Text Version: publisher
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