Nov 7, 2019
This first episode delves into the clinical aspects of the
Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes and includes some helpful
tips for sorting out some of the autoinflammatory diseases in the
- Intro :10
- Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes (CAPS)
- Outline of Part 1 2:25
- What is CAPS? 3:12
- Case #1 – a 25-year-old female with urticaria after cold
- Case #2 – a 55-year-old female with progressive deafness
- The index case of familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome
- The final disease in the spectrum
- A lot of names for the same disease
- Genetics prove these three diseases are in the same spectrum
- Over 100 mutations have been found to-date
- Let’s talk about mosaicism 17:03
- Disease characteristics of CAPS 18:15
- Neutrophilic infiltrate in chronic urticaria vs. CAPS
- Schnitzler syndrome 20:45
- Sensorineural hearing loss 21:58
- Joint pain 24:10
- Complication: Amyloidosis 25:29
- These diseases were very debilitating
- Episode recap 29:46
- Part 2 sneak peek 30:38
- Come say hi at ACR! 30:51
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