overlap syndrome


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overlap syndrome

GI disease The presence of histologic features of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in the same Bx, precluding a specific diagnosis of either; overlap occurs in ±15% of Bxs of these 2 conditions Neurology See Parkinsonism plus syndromes Rheumatology A connective tissue disease with features of 2 or more rheumatologic disorders–eg, lupus erythematosus-mixed connective tissue disease overlap, rheumatoid arthritis-lupus overlap–1% of cases, scleroderma-polymyositis overlap–8-12% of cases and lupus erythematosus-polymyositis overlap– 5-10% of cases Vascular disease A combination of systemic necrotizing vasculitis with features of polyarteritis nodosa and Churg-Strauss disease–allergic angiitis and granulomatosis, involving small and medium muscular arteries of the lung, causing HTN and hypersensitivity.

overlap syndrome

A rheumatological disorder with features suggestive of several kinds of connective tissue disease, but not definitively diagnostic of any single syndrome. Overlap syndromes typically have elements of systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, and progressive systemic sclerosis, among other illnesses.
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We had a clinical dilemma, reducing the dosage of corticosteroid to reduce the risk of SRC or withdrawing azathioprine to avoid PRES, which has a part in reducing the dosage of corticosteroid for treatment of PM/SSc overlap syndrome. We gave priority to reducing offending agents by carefully taking into account patient adherence, as this plays a major role in PRES management.
Overlap syndrome with other connective tissue diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and scleroderma was noted in 9.2% similar to that of Iranian study19 where it was 7.6%.
Lehtimaki, "Prevalence of asthma-COPD overlap syndrome among primary care asthmatics with a smoking history: a cross-sectional study," NPJ Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, vol.
Although the relationship between PBC-AIH overlap syndrome and AIH alone is complex, their results implied that immunosuppressive treatment could interrupt the progression of autoimmune-mediated advanced cirrhosis by controlling the hepatic immune response.
Miyakawa et al., "PBC-AIH overlap syndrome with concomitant ITP and Hashimoto's disease with positivity for anti-centromere antibody," Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
Hughes, "Acute transverse myelitis and Guillain-Barre overlap syndrome with serological evidence for mumps viraemia," Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, vol.
Sample size too small to know the prevalence of overlap syndrome among COPD patients.
An overlap syndrome is a comorbidity of two connective tissue diseases, meeting their diagnostic criteria.
The AIH-PSC overlap syndrome is found in 6% to 8% of patients with PSC or AIH.
In the court's resolution, the Third Division noted that the PGH doctors found that Enrile has chronic hypertension with fluctuating blood pressure levels on multiple drug therapy; infused atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease; atrial and ventricular arrhythmia; asthma chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) overlap syndrome (ACOS) and postnasal drip syndrome; and age-related macular degeneration.
van Buuren, "Paris criteria are effective in diagnosis of primary biliary cirrhosis and autoimmune hepatitis overlap syndrome," Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol.