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Interferon alfa-2a in the Treatment of Ocular Adamantiades-Behçet’s Disease

  • Lothar Krause
  • Julia R. Turnbull
  • Necip Torun
  • Uwe Pleyer
  • Christos C. Zouboulis
  • Michael H. Foerster
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 528)

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Visual Acuity Optic Nerve Retinal Detachment Cushing Syndrome Ocular Involvement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lothar Krause
    • 2
  • Julia R. Turnbull
    • 3
  • Necip Torun
    • 1
  • Uwe Pleyer
    • 1
  • Christos C. Zouboulis
    • 3
  • Michael H. Foerster
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology, Charité HospitalHumboldt UniversitätBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Department of Ophthalmology, University Medical Center Benjamin FranklinFreie Universität BerlinBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Benjamin FranklinFreie Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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