Adalimumab therapy of noninfectious uveitis Review article

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Julia Kręcicka
Anna Turno-Kręcicka
Marta Misiuk-Hojło

Abstract

Noninfectious uveitis is known for its chronic and cumulative nature. It is often associated with diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties. It causes significant vision loss in young patients, making them incapable of maintaining an active work life. Diagnosis and treatment require cooperation between different specialists and are based on multiple blood tests and other diagnostic tests. This article presents medical indications and the safety and efficacy of adalimumab, a tumor necrosis factor inhibitor and the first biological drug used in ophthalmology. Adalimumab is an important therapeutic option for the treatment of intermediate, posterior, and pan-uveitis, enabling patients to obtain and maintain long-term disease control during simultaneous corticosteroid/immunomodulatory therapy or without it.

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Kręcicka J, Turno-Kręcicka A, Misiuk-Hojło M. Adalimumab therapy of noninfectious uveitis. Ophthatherapy [Internet]. 2020Jun.30 [cited 2020Aug.10];7(2):90-5. Available from: https://journalsmededu.pl/index.php/ophthatherapy/article/view/1035
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Conservative treatment

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