Pulmonary Sarcoidosis in Behçet's Disease Treated with Adalimumab

Louro, Marlene and Vaio, Teresa and Crespo, Jorge and Santos, Rui and Carvalho, Armando Pulmonary Sarcoidosis in Behçet's Disease Treated with Adalimumab. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 4 (4). ISSN 2284-2594

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TNF-α antagonists are used to treat various rheumatic diseases including sarcoidosis. However, there have been increasing reports of sarcoidosis in relation to treatment using these drugs. The pathogenesis of this reaction remains unknown. This is a report of a clinical case of sarcoidosis in Behçet's disease (DB) with mucocutaneous and intestinal involvement in treatment using adalimumab, with improvement after anti-TNF suspension and corticosteroid therapy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adalimumab, pulmonary sarcoidosis, Behcet’s disease, Legionella pneumonia
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 616 Malattie (classificare qui la Clinica medica, la medicina basata sull'evidenza, la Medicina interna, la Medicina sperimentale)
Depositing User: Michela Donatelli
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2017 08:30
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2017 09:48
URI: http://eprints.bice.rm.cnr.it/id/eprint/16420

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