Publications



Cryoglobulinemia in Sjögren Syndrome: A Disease Subset that Links Higher Systemic Disease Activity, Autoimmunity, and Local B Cell Proliferation in Mucosa-associated Lymphoid Tissue.
J Rheumatol 2017 Aug 15;44(8):1179-1183. Epub 2017 May 15.
From the Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria S. Maria della Misericordia, Udine; Rheumatology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa; Rheumatology Unit, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome; Rheumatology Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia; Rheumatology Unit, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy.


Correlation between ESSDAI and ClinESSDAI in a real-life cohort of patients with Sjögren's syndrome.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2017 May-Jun;35(3):546-547. Epub 2017 Feb 10.
Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria 'S. Maria della Misericordia', Udine, Italy.

Is salivary gland ultrasonography a useful tool in Sjögren's syndrome? A systematic review.
Rheumatology (Oxford) 2016 May 14;55(5):789-800. Epub 2015 Dec 14.
Department of Rheumatology, La Cavale Blanche University Hospital, Department of Rheumatology-ERI 29, Brittany University, Brest, France,

Asthma Control and Airway Inflammation in Patients with Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis.
J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2016 May-Jun;4(3):512-9. Epub 2016 Feb 13.
Respiratory Pathophysiology Unit, Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Department, University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

Early diagnosis of primary Sjögren's syndrome: EULAR-SS task force clinical recommendations.
Expert Rev Clin Immunol 2016 22;12(2):137-56. Epub 2015 Dec 22.
a Sjögren Syndrome Research Group (AGAUR), Laboratory of Autoimmune Diseases Josep Font, CELLEX-IDIBAPS, Department of Autoimmune Diseases, ICMiD , Hospital Clínic , Barcelona , Spain.

Anti-SSA/SSB-negative Sjögren's syndrome shows a lower prevalence of lymphoproliferative manifestations, and a lower risk of lymphoma evolution.
Autoimmun Rev 2015 Nov 8;14(11):1019-22. Epub 2015 Jul 8.
Rheumatology Clinic, Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria "S. Maria della Misericordia", Udine, Italy. Electronic address:

Early treatment with hydroxychloroquine prevents the development of endothelial dysfunction in a murine model of systemic lupus erythematosus.
Arthritis Res Ther 2015 Oct 6;17:277. Epub 2015 Oct 6.
Rheumatology Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Via Roma, 67, 56100, Pisa, Italy.

Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss) (EGPA) Consensus Task Force recommendations for evaluation and management.
Eur J Intern Med 2015 Sep 9;26(7):545-53. Epub 2015 May 9.
Department of Internal Medicine, National Referral Center for Rare Autoimmune and Systemic Diseases (Vasculitis, Scleroderma), INSERM U1016, Hôpital Cochin, APHP, Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France. Electronic address:




Alteration of microcirculation is a hallmark of very early systemic sclerosis patients: a laser speckle contrast analysis.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2013 Mar-Apr;31(2 Suppl 76):109-14. Epub 2012 Oct 22.
Department of Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Rheumatology Unit, University of Pisa, Italy.

Characterization of a new regulatory CD4+ T cell subset in primary Sjögren's syndrome.
Rheumatology (Oxford) 2013 Aug 14;52(8):1387-96. Epub 2013 May 14.
Rheumatology Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Perugia, Via Enrico Dal Pozzo, I-06122 Perugia, Italy.









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