Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 579–579 | Cite as

Is interferon alpha 2b effective on cryoglobulinaemia related to hepatitis C virus?

  • B. Taillan
  • E. Ferrari
  • A. Pesce
  • G. Garnier
  • H. Vinti
  • J. -G. Fuzibet
  • P. Dujardin
Letters

Keywords

Motor Neuron Disease Cryoglobulinemia Mixed Cryoglobulinemia Recombinant Interferon Essential Mixed Cryoglobulinemia 

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© Acta Medica Belgica 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Taillan
    • 1
  • E. Ferrari
    • 1
  • A. Pesce
    • 1
  • G. Garnier
    • 1
  • H. Vinti
    • 1
  • J. -G. Fuzibet
    • 1
  • P. Dujardin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineCentre Hospitalier Universitaire de NiceFrance

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