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Behçet Disease-associated Uveitis Successfully Treated with Golimumab.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23252659     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Abstract Over the past decade, the off-label use of biologic agents such as TNF-α antagonists, including infliximab and adalimumab, has improved the treatment armamentarium for refractory immune-mediated uveitis, with particular success in Behçet disease-associated uveitis. Golimumab is a novel fully human anti-TNF-α monoclonal antibody that has been approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis, with very promising results. Herein, the authors present the use of GLM in a case of Behçet uveitis refractory to other TNF-α blockers. There are only two reports in the literature about the use of GLM in uveitis, describing four patients with JIA-associated uveitis and a case of idiopathic retinal vasculitis. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report about the use of GLM in Behçet uveitis.
Authors:
Marina Mesquida; María Victoria Hernández; Victor Llorenç; Laura Pelegrín; Gerard Espinosa; Andrew D Dick; Alfredo Adán
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ocular immunology and inflammation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1744-5078     ISO Abbreviation:  Ocul. Immunol. Inflamm.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9312169     Medline TA:  Ocul Immunol Inflamm     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Ophthalmology Department, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, University of Barcelona , Barcelona , Spain.
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