Extra-articular symptoms spondyloarthropathies for example, a patient with predominant symptoms of ocular treated with a good therapeutic effect of infliximab
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Online publication date: 2012-12-21
Reumatologia 2012;50(6):534-537
Uveitis is a common extra-articular symptom in the course of spondyloarthropathies. Especially when often relapsing, uveitis may lead to serious ocular complications, including complete loss of vision. Due to unsatisfactory results of treatment with synthetic immunosuppressive drugs, TNF inhibitors are being tested.
In this paper we present a brief summary of uveitis therapy with biological compounds and a case of an adult patient with spondyloarthropathy with recurrent uveitis treated successfully with infliximab.
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