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Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 93–94 | Cite as

Miller–Fisher syndrome in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis treated with adalimumab

  • Patric Thierry Kurmann
  • Daniel Van LinthoudtEmail author
  • Alexander Kai-Lik So
Case Report

Abstract

Adalimumab is a frequently prescribed TNFα inhibitor for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. We report on a patient who probably developed a Miller–Fisher syndrome after the second injection of adalimumab.

Keywords

Adalimumab Miller–Fisher Rheumatoid arthritis 

Notes

Disclosures

None.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patric Thierry Kurmann
    • 1
    • 2
  • Daniel Van Linthoudt
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Alexander Kai-Lik So
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RheumatologyHôpital NeuchâteloisLa Chaux-de-FondsSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of Rheumatology and RehabilitationCentre Hospitalier Universitaire VaudoisLausanneSwitzerland

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