Blau Syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant disorder characterized by granulomatous polyarthritis, panuveitis, cranial neuropathies and exanthema.
Tara, So sorry to learn of your pain and ongoing symptoms with this. Brody is 1 in 113 that have Blau and many question if Blau and EOS are related. The granulomas that brody has throughout his body/organs (internally) are non~ caseating. Your symptoms sound like an overlap and I question MCTD as well. Many are learning that Blau patients do have cardiac involvement and cranial neuropathy. I would be happy to speak with you and welcome you to visit my site at www.stopCAIDnow.org please feel free to call 1.877.CAID.644 Brody must have an overlap as well because without his treatment he would not have survived this. We can discuss more about you and how to get you the help needed. Most of CAID all have very similar symptoms but have different mutations that are defected. We have the first CME on CAID being offered soon and it will help many Doctors learn more about these diseases. Thank you, Lisa
We have no known prognosis for Blau. Do you have it? Are you on medication. My 2.5 yr old has Blau with some overlap of CAID and takes adult dose of injections/medication daily. Thank you, Lisa Moreno-Dickinson President/Founder for StopCAIDnow.org
Good afternoon; I was wondering about adults that have this syndrome. I do not have any physicians that are familiar with the course of the disease. Thank you!
If anyone is interested in sharing your child's photo or story please email me at StopCAIDnow@aol.com Mike Quick(5x pro bowler for the NFL) and I are producing a video for the Foundations homepage. We welcome your VOICE and pictures to be added to the video. We will also use the pictures or videos at the Gala. The Gala will be covered by the media, so if you do not want the exposure please do not send your picture. We will not list any names or personal information on either the video for the homepage or the Gala. If you send in a video of yourself talking and choose to say who you are and what your child has, that will be the only way we will share your personal information. We want to share your story, your pictures the way you want it to be shared with the world. Thank you, StopCAIDnow,Inc.
Please visit my site to learn more about Project 1. StopCAIDnow partnered with the Cleveland Clinic to develop a CME program for Childhood Auto Inflammatory Diseases. This program will commence with a ten-part, web-based CME series with dedicated modules for various Childhood Auto Inflammatory Diseases including Blau Syndrome. This program is powerful in helping physicians get additional training and education about these rare and debilitating diseases.
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I am Troy Townsin, the Director of a new non-profit called the Cure Blau Syndrome Foundation. Our goal is to improve treatment options and outcomes for those affected by Blau syndrome. Of cousre,...
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