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My colleagues and I just published a new paper regarding diagnostic methods for Cardiac Sarcoidosis. Patients may have normal imaging on gadolinium-enhanced MRI. If suspicion remains we would suggest progressing to PET.
Report of 2 cases and review of the literature here:
We have been working hard to update the study notes for the RCPA Immunopathology Part I Written exam. There are lots of new study notes available and more to come!
In Australia which is NOT a PBS indication for Rituximab?
a) Sjogren’s syndrome
b) CD20+ B-cell lymphoma
c) Granulomatosis with polyarteritis
d) Rheumatoid arthritis
In Australia Omalizumab an anti IgE monoclonal antibody is PBS listed for which condition:
a) Chronic idiopathic urticaria
c) Allergic rhinitis
d) Allergic asthma
Ipilimumab, Pembrolizumab and Nivolumab being used in melanoma treatment target:
a) Natural Killer cells
b) T-cell activating receptors
c) T-cell inhibitory receptors
My colleagues and I just published the first report of cerebral toxoplasmosis in a patient with myasthenia gravis and the under-recognised TWI/Good’s syndrome.