Pulmonary Sarcoidosis in Behçet's Disease Treated with Adalimumab
  • Marlene Louro
    Centro Hospitalar e Universitario de Coimbra, Coimbra
  • Teresa Vaio
    Centro Hospitalar e Universitario de Coimbra, Coimbra
  • Jorge Crespo
    Centro Hospitalar e Universitario de Coimbra, Coimbra
  • Rui Santos
    Centro Hospitalar e Universitario de Coimbra, Coimbra
  • Armando Carvalho
    Centro Hospitalar e Universitario de Coimbra, Coimbra


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


TNF-? 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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    Published: 2017-05-26
    Issue: Vol. 4 No. 4 (view)

    How to cite:
    Louro M, Vaio T, Crespo J, Santos R, Carvalho A. Pulmonary Sarcoidosis in Behçet’s Disease Treated with Adalimumab. EJCRIM 2017;4 doi:10.12890/2017_000576.

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