Category Archives: The Rheuma Muse

The 9 Muses are daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, Greek goddesses personifying the inspiration for the sciences and the arts.
My highly opinionated news-blog draws inspiration from both the science and the art of Rheumatology.

Behçet Disease

A metagenomic study of the gut microbiome in Behcet’s disease Behcet’s disease (BD) is a recalcitrant, multisystemic inflammatory disease that can lead to irreversible blindness. Microbial agents have… What Is Vascular Behçet’s Disease? Vascular Behçet’s disease (BD) would keep risk of anastomotic… Tocilizumab in the treatment of severe and/or refractory vasculo-Behçet’s disease: a…
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GCA Treatments

Prevention of glucocorticoid morbidity in giant cell arteritis Study Supports Newest Indication for IL6R Blockade in Giant Cell Arteritis IL-12 and IL-23 Promote Giant Cell Arteritis Ustekinumab: A Novel Intervention in Giant Cell Arteritis Treatment of refractory giant cell arteritis (GCA) with ustekinumab (Stelara) showed therapeutic promise as a steroid-sparing…
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