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Combined cyclosporin-A and methylprednisolone treatment of Graves' ophthalmopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1345455     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Twelve patients with Graves' ophthalmopathy (grade 1-6, ATA classification) were treated with Cyclosporin-A, systemically in combination with methylprednisolone. We observed slight or moderate favourable effect in 9 cases. Our data suggest that the benefit was due to the methylprednisolone, the effectivity of which was enhanced by the cyclosporin even in the glucocorticoid-resistant cases.
A Leövey; G Bakó; J Szabó; K Kálmán; E Fórizs
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta medica Hungarica     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0236-5286     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Med Hung     Publication Date:    1992-1993
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-08-23     Completed Date:  1994-08-23     Revised Date:  2006-07-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8400269     Medline TA:  Acta Med Hung     Country:  HUNGARY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  179-85     Citation Subset:  IM    
First Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical School, Debrecen, Hungary.
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MeSH Terms
Cyclosporine / administration & dosage*,  adverse effects
Drug Combinations
Eye Diseases / drug therapy*,  etiology*,  physiopathology
Graves Disease / complications*
Methylprednisolone / administration & dosage*,  adverse effects
Middle Aged
Treatment Outcome
Visual Acuity / drug effects
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Drug Combinations; 59865-13-3/Cyclosporine; 83-43-2/Methylprednisolone

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