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Revista médica de Chile

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MERINO, Guillermo et al. Effectiveness of infliximab in patients with Behçet syndrome and severe uveoretinitis. Report of five cases. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2006, vol.134, n.7, pp. 875-882. ISSN 0034-9887.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0034-98872006000700011.

The efficacy and safety of repeated administration of infliximab was evaluated in five patients (two men, three women) with Behçet syndrome accompanied by severe uveoretinitis. Ocular and extra ocular inflammation was suppressed in all patients during the observation period without any serious adverse reactions. The results in these patients suggests that TNF-á blockade is effective in patients with severe ocular Behçet syndrome

Palabras clave : Behçet syndrome; Infliximab; Retinitis; Uveitis.

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