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Combined infliximab and rituximab in necrotising scleritis.

Morarji, J, Joshi, L, Tomkins-Netzer, O, Lightman, S and Taylor, SR (2012) Combined infliximab and rituximab in necrotising scleritis. Case Rep Ophthalmol, 3 (3). pp. 286-290.

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Abstract

We report a patient with necrotising scleritis in whom infliximab was used for short-term steroid-sparing while rituximab took effect. This enabled disease control without requiring an extended period of high-dose corticosteroid administration or the concurrent use of cyclophosphamide.

Item Type: Article
Subjects : Clinical Medicine
Divisions : Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > School of Biosciences and Medicine > Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Authors :
AuthorsEmailORCID
Morarji, JUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Joshi, LUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Tomkins-Netzer, OUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Lightman, SUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Taylor, SRUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : September 2012
Identification Number : 10.1159/000342842
Uncontrolled Keywords : Granulomatosis with polyangiitis, Infliximab, Rituximab, Scleritis
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Additional Information : This is an Open Access article licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License (www.karger.com/OA-license), applicable to the online version of the article only. Distribution for non-commercial purposes only
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 11 Mar 2016 16:39
Last Modified : 11 Mar 2016 16:39
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/810096

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