User: Guest  Login
Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Lahmer, T; Knopf, A; Lanzl, I; Heemann, U; Thuermel, K 
Title:
Using TNF-alpha antagonist adalimumab for treatment for multisystem sarcoidosis: a case study. 
Abstract:
We report the usage of the TNF-alpha antagonist adalimumab in patients with progressive multisystem sarcoidosis. Three patients with multisystem sarcoidosis (MSS) were treated with adalimumab for 12 months. All three patients were quickly responded to adalimumab and experienced a nearly complete regression of the symptoms that lead to an intensive immunosuppression. However, some accompanying symptoms of sarcoidosis, such as splenomegalia, did not respond. One patient suffered 18 months later a...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Rheumatol Int 
Year:
2012 
Journal volume:
32 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
2367-70 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0172-8172 
TUM Institution:
Abteilung für Nephrologie ; Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik ; Augenklinik und Poliklinik