Infliximab treatment for refractory posterior uveitis in Behçet's disease

Permanent vision loss resulting from relapsing ocular inflammation occurs frequently in patients with Behçet's disease, despite intensive and chronic immunosuppressive therapy. The authors report the case of a 35-year-old man with chronic bilateral posterior uveitis refractory to corticosteroids and immunosuppressive agents (methotrexate and cyclosporine) with a beneficial effect from treatment with infliximab.

tumor necrosis factor; Behçet syndrome; posterior uveitis

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