Javier Cavallasca

Summary

Affiliation: Section of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases. Hospital JB Iturraspe.
Location: Santa Fe, Argentina
Summary:
Ex resident Internal Medicine Department Hospital JM Cullen. Santa Fe
Ex resident and Chief resident Section of Rheumatology Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin. University of Buenos Aires
Actually Staff Physician at Section of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases Hospital JB Iturraspe,working in research and docency
Grants:
1997 Medical Doctor Faculty of Medicine. National University of Córdoba, Argentina
2001 – Internal Medicine.Medical College of Santa Fé, Argentina
2003- Rheumatology. Argentine Society of Rheumatology . University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
2005- Clinical Densitometrist. International Society for Clinical Densitometry
(ISCD)
Publications:
1: Cavallasca JA, Del Rosario Maliandi M, Musuruana JL. Hypothyroidism presenting
as puzzling myalgias and cramps in three patients: comment on the article by
george. J Clin Rheumatol. 2011 Jun;17(4):226. PubMed PMID: .


2: Musuruana JL, Cavallasca JA. Abatacept for treatment of refractory
polymyositis. Joint Bone Spine. 2011 May 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:
.


3: Cavallasca JA, Musuruana JL, Granero G. Portal vein thrombosis in systemic
lupus erythematosus associated with anticardiolipin antibodies. Int J Rheum Dis.
2011 Feb;14(1):e5-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2010.01576.x. PubMed PMID:
.


4: Musuruana JL, Cavallasca JA, Berduc J, Vicario J. Coronary artery aneurysms in
Wegeners granulomatosis. Joint Bone Spine. 2011 May;78(3):309-11. Epub 2010 Dec
30. PubMed PMID: .


5: Cavallasca JA, Del Rosario Maliandi M, Sarquis S, Nishishinya MB, Schvartz A,
Capdevila A, Nasswetter GG. Outcome of patients with systemic rheumatic diseases
admitted to a medical intensive care unit. J Clin Rheumatol. 2010
Dec;16(8):400-2. PubMed PMID: .


6: Garcilazo C, Cavallasca JA, Musuruana JL. Shoulder manifestations of diabetes
mellitus. Curr Diabetes Rev. 2010 Sep 1;6(5):334-40. Review. PubMed PMID:
.


7: Cavallasca JA, Vigliano CA, Perandones CE, Tate GA. Myocarditis as a form of
relapse in two patients with adult Stills disease. Rheumatol Int. 2010
Jun;30(8):1095-7. Epub 2009 Jul 5. PubMed PMID: .


8: Musuruana JL, Cavallasca JA, Lorenzon L. A man with sicca symptoms and
bilateral parotid enlargement. South Med J. 2008 Aug;101(8):855-6. PubMed PMID:
.


9: Cavallasca JA, Caubet M, Helling CA, Tate GA. Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia
(COP), as presentation of rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatol Int. 2008
Nov;29(1):99-101. Epub 2008 May 24. PubMed PMID: .


10: López Meiller MJ, Cavallasca JA, Maliandi Mdel R, Nasswetter GG.
Henoch-Schönlein Purpura in adults. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2008 Apr;63(2):273-6.
PubMed PMID: ; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2664214.


11: Musuruana JL, Cavallasca JA. Polyarteritis nodosa complicated by
antiphospholipid syndrome. South Med J. 2008 Apr;101(4):419-21. PubMed PMID:
.


12: Cavallasca JA, Nasswetter GG, Gutierrez DM, Bercellini EA, Brodsky AL. Sudden
sensorineural hearing loss as a manifestation of primary antiphospholipid
syndrome. Joint Bone Spine. 2007 Jul;74(4):403-4. Epub 2007 May 21. PubMed PMID:
.


13: Cavallasca JA, Laborde HA, Ruda-Vega H, Nasswetter GG. Maternal and fetal
outcomes of 72 pregnancies in Argentine patients with systemic lupus
erythematosus (SLE). Clin Rheumatol. 2008 Jan;27(1):41-6. Epub 2007 May 22.
PubMed PMID: .


14: Cavallasca JA, Dubinsky D, Nasswetter GG. Shrinking lungs syndrome, a rare
manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus. Int J Clin Pract. 2006
Dec;60(12):1683-6. PubMed PMID: .


15: Cavallasca JA, Seijo L, Nasswetter GG. [Crystal arthropathies, an unfrequent
cause of poplyteal cyst]. Med Clin (Barc). 2006 Jun 17;127(3):118. Spanish.
PubMed PMID: .


16: Cavallasca JA, Malah VA, Fernandez DE, Carbia SG, Nasswetter GG.
[Pachydermoperiostosis (primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy)]. Medicina (B
Aires). 2006;66(2):147-9. Spanish. PubMed PMID: .


17: Pacheco G, Cavallasca JA. Images in clinical medicine. Deforming gout. N Engl
J Med. 2005 Dec 8;353(23):e20. PubMed PMID: .


18: Cavallasca JA, Laborde HA, Araujo MB, Nasswetter GG. Multiple avascular
necrosis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus/systemic sclerosis
overlap syndrome. Clin Rheumatol. 2005 Aug;24(4):406-8. Epub 2005 Jan 20. PubMed
PMID: .

Publications

  1. ncbi [Portal vein thrombosis]
    Bertrand Condat
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Hôpital St Camille, Bry sur Marne
    Presse Med 32:1460-5. 2003
  2. ncbi Multiple avascular necrosis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus/systemic sclerosis overlap syndrome
    Javier Alberto Cavallasca
    Division of Rheumatology, Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, Faculty of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Clin Rheumatol 24:406-8. 2005
  3. ncbi Images in clinical medicine. Deforming gout
    Gonzalo Pacheco
    Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    N Engl J Med 353:e20. 2005
  4. ncbi [Pachydermoperiostosis (primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy)]
    Javier A Cavallasca
    División Reumatología, Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires
    Medicina (B Aires) 66:147-9. 2006
  5. ncbi [Crystal arthropathies, an unfrequent cause of poplyteal cyst]
    Javier A Cavallasca
    Med Clin (Barc) 127:118. 2006
  6. ncbi Shrinking lungs syndrome, a rare manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus
    J A Cavallasca
    Division of Rheumatology, Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, Faculty of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Clin Pract 60:1683-6. 2006
  7. ncbi Maternal and fetal outcomes of 72 pregnancies in Argentine patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
    Javier A Cavallasca
    Division of Rheumatology, Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Avenida Córdoba 2351 8 degrees Piso, Código Postal 1120 AAF, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Clin Rheumatol 27:41-6. 2008
  8. ncbi Sudden sensorineural hearing loss as a manifestation of primary antiphospholipid syndrome
    Javier A Cavallasca
    Joint Bone Spine 74:403-4. 2007
  9. pmc Henoch-Schönlein Purpura in adults
    María José López Meiller
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 63:273-6. 2008
  10. doi Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP), as presentation of rheumatoid arthritis
    Javier Alberto Cavallasca
    Organización Médica de Investigación OMI, Uruguay 725 PB Código postal 1015 ABO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rheumatol Int 29:99-101. 2008

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Publications16

  1. ncbi [Portal vein thrombosis]
    Bertrand Condat
    Service d Hepato Gastroenterologie, Hôpital St Camille, Bry sur Marne
    Presse Med 32:1460-5. 2003
    ..In the absence of prothrombotic affection or in patients having already suffered from haemorrhages due to portal hypertension, the benefit of anticoagulant therapy is less clearly established...
  2. ncbi Multiple avascular necrosis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus/systemic sclerosis overlap syndrome
    Javier Alberto Cavallasca
    Division of Rheumatology, Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, Faculty of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Clin Rheumatol 24:406-8. 2005
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed multiple avascular necrosis (AVN). Rest and kinesitherapy were indicated for 1 year, and gradually an orthosis was introduced allowing the patient to walk normally...
  3. ncbi Images in clinical medicine. Deforming gout
    Gonzalo Pacheco
    Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    N Engl J Med 353:e20. 2005
  4. ncbi [Pachydermoperiostosis (primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy)]
    Javier A Cavallasca
    División Reumatología, Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires
    Medicina (B Aires) 66:147-9. 2006
    ..Radiological studies of the affected areas showed periostosis. Because of normal laboratory results and chest radiography plus the absence of other underlying causes, diagnosis of primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy was made...
  5. ncbi [Crystal arthropathies, an unfrequent cause of poplyteal cyst]
    Javier A Cavallasca
    Med Clin (Barc) 127:118. 2006
  6. ncbi Shrinking lungs syndrome, a rare manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus
    J A Cavallasca
    Division of Rheumatology, Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, Faculty of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Int J Clin Pract 60:1683-6. 2006
    ..They presented with different degrees of respiratory involvement and responses to the therapy. At the same time, clinical, physiopathological, prognostic and therapeutic aspects of this syndrome are reviewed...
  7. ncbi Maternal and fetal outcomes of 72 pregnancies in Argentine patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
    Javier A Cavallasca
    Division of Rheumatology, Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Avenida Córdoba 2351 8 degrees Piso, Código Postal 1120 AAF, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Clin Rheumatol 27:41-6. 2008
    ..Adequate pregnancy follow-up and delivery care by an interdisciplinary team in Argentine SLE patients with no pre-gestational preparation resulted in maternal and fetal outcomes similar to those seen in world reference centers...
  8. ncbi Sudden sensorineural hearing loss as a manifestation of primary antiphospholipid syndrome
    Javier A Cavallasca
    Joint Bone Spine 74:403-4. 2007
  9. pmc Henoch-Schönlein Purpura in adults
    María José López Meiller
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 63:273-6. 2008
  10. doi Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP), as presentation of rheumatoid arthritis
    Javier Alberto Cavallasca
    Organización Médica de Investigación OMI, Uruguay 725 PB Código postal 1015 ABO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rheumatol Int 29:99-101. 2008
    ..Even though COP after the joint involvement is found more frequently in RA, in rare cases it could be the first manifestation of this illness...
  11. doi Myocarditis as a form of relapse in two patients with adult Still's disease
    Javier Alberto Cavallasca
    Organización Médica de Investigación OMI, Uruguay 725 PB, Código postal 1015 ABO, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rheumatol Int 30:1095-7. 2010
    ..He was treated with IV methylprednisolone with normal follow-up cardiac ultrasound. Cardiac involvement in patients with systemic JIA can be the first symptom of disease reactivation, even after many years of disease remission...
  12. ncbi Outcome of patients with systemic rheumatic diseases admitted to a medical intensive care unit
    Javier A Cavallasca
    Division of Rheumatology, Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Clin Rheumatol 16:400-2. 2010
  13. doi Coronary artery aneurysms in Wegener's granulomatosis
    Jorge L Musuruana
    Section of Rheumatology and Autoimmune Diseases, Hospital J B Iturraspe, boulevard Pellegrini 3551, CP 3000, Santa Fe, Argentina
    Joint Bone Spine 78:309-11. 2011
    ..He was treated with high doses of corticosteroids and cyclophosphamide with resolution of the aneurysms...
  14. ncbi Hypothyroidism presenting as puzzling myalgias and cramps in three patients: comment on the article by George
    Javier A Cavallasca
    J Clin Rheumatol 17:226; author reply 227. 2011
  15. doi Severe infections in patients with autoimmune diseases treated with cyclophosphamide
    Javier A Cavallasca
    Sección Reumatología y Enfermedades Autoinmunes Sistémicas, Hospital J B Iturraspe, Santa Fe, Argentina Electronic address
    Reumatol Clin 11:221-3. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the incidence rates of severe infections in patients who received treatment with CYC...
  16. doi Elastofibroma dorsi: review of 4 cases
    Javier A Cavallasca
    Sección de Reumatología y Enfermedades Autoinmunes Sistémicas, Hospital J B Iturraspe, Santa Fe, Argentina
    Reumatol Clin 8:358-60. 2012
    ..In our series, surgical excision was necessary in one of the patients, and in the others, clinical and imaging studies allowed us to arrive at a definitive diagnosis...