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Successful use of Etanercept for the treatment of Reiter's syndrome: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21785961     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The treatment of severe and refractory cases of reactive arthritis is not well defined. There is a limited data about the use of tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) blockers in reactive arthritis. Herein is a description of a patient with severe case of Chlamydia trachomatis-related reactive arthritis that was refractory to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, sulfasalazine, prednisone, and methotrexate and was successfully treated with etanercept.
Authors:
Amr Edrees
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Rheumatology international     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1437-160X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-7-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8206885     Medline TA:  Rheumatol Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, USA, edreesa@umkc.edu.
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