Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 26, Issue 10, pp 1795–1796

Long-standing refractory polymyositis responding to mycophenolate mofetil: a case report and review of the literature

  • Paola Caramaschi
  • Alessandro Volpe
  • Antonio Carletto
  • Lisa M. Bambara
  • Domenico Biasi
Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s10067-006-0526-5

Cite this article as:
Caramaschi, P., Volpe, A., Carletto, A. et al. Clin Rheumatol (2007) 26: 1795. doi:10.1007/s10067-006-0526-5
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Abstract

The authors describe a young patient affected by long-standing polymyositis refractory to conventional treatment who showed a rapid and striking response to mycophenolate mofetil treatment.

Keywords

Mycophenolate mofetil Polymyositis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paola Caramaschi
    • 1
  • Alessandro Volpe
    • 1
  • Antonio Carletto
    • 1
  • Lisa M. Bambara
    • 1
  • Domenico Biasi
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e SperimentaleUniversità di VeronaVeronaItaly

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