Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 25, Issue 5, pp 769–771

Infliximab in a child with therapy-resistant systemic vasculitis

  • Sandra W. K. de Kort
  • Marion A. J. van Rossum
  • Rebecca ten Cate
Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s10067-005-0071-7

Cite this article as:
de Kort, S.W.K., van Rossum, M.A.J. & ten Cate, R. Clin Rheumatol (2006) 25: 769. doi:10.1007/s10067-005-0071-7


Treatment of systemic vasculitides is usually based on the use of corticosteroids and other immunosuppressive drugs. We describe a 10-year-old girl with systemic vasculitis resistant to immunosuppressive treatment who had a rapid and impressive response to treatment with infliximab.


Childhood systemic vasculitis Infliximab Juvenile polyarteritis nodosa 

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© Clinical Rheumatology 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra W. K. de Kort
    • 1
  • Marion A. J. van Rossum
    • 2
  • Rebecca ten Cate
    • 3
  1. 1.Amphia HospitalBredaThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Emma Children’s Hospital AMCPaediatric RheumatologyAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Leiden University Medical CentreLeidenThe Netherlands

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