Pulmonary Sarcoidosis in Behçet's Disease Treated with Adalimumab
KeywordsAdalimumab, pulmonary sarcoidosis, Behcet’s disease, Legionella pneumonia
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.
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