ASIA (Schoenfeld Syndrome)

In this study, we compared one hundred patients with autoimmune/inflammatory syndrome induced by adjuvants (ASIA) due to silicone implant incompatibility syndrome diagnosed in 2014 in Maastricht, the

Autoinflammatory/Autoimmune Syndrome Induced by Adjuvants (ASIA), also known as Schoenfeld Syndrome, is a fairly newly described entity. Vaccines and silicon breast implants are some of the more common "adjuvants" linked to various autoinflammatory or autoimmune phenotypes.

My nurse, Joanne, took me aside before I began my next consult. “Room No. 5, breast implant patient. Her lawyer organized the records.” She handed me a hefty…

Vaccines and silicon breast implants as possible causes of autoinflammatory or autoimmune diseases are emotionally charged, possibly litigious, and therefore highly controversial issues.

Rheumatologists, tread with care if you must, side-step if you can. "Fools rush in where angels fear to tread" comes to mind.

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