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Pulmonary Sarcoidosis in Behçet's Disease Treated with Adalimumab
Marlene Louro, Teresa Vaio, Jorge Crespo, Rui Santos, Armando Carvalho
http://dx.doi.org/10.12890/2017_000576
European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine - © EFIM

ABSTRACT

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.

KEYWORDS

Adalimumab, pulmonary sarcoidosis, Behcet’s disease, Legionella pneumonia

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