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PURPOSE To assess the efficacy of Tocilizumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody against the interleukin-6 receptor, in thyroid eye disease patients refractory to multiple intravenous steroids. METHODS Prospective interventional nonrandomized study including active GO defined by Clinical Activity Score (CAS) ≥4 patients resistant to previous intravenous… (More)
Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare, idiopathic, necrotizing, and non-infectious ulcerating skin disease included among the neutrophilic dermatoses. It rarely affects the eye, orbit, and/or ocular adnexa. We describe one case of PG affecting both orbits and the lacrimal sac in a patient with Crohn's disease.
CASE REPORT A patient diagnosed with necrotizing scleritis, c-ANCA+ an orbital pseudotumour, and possible multiple sclerosis in 2003 was treated with oral cyclophosphamide and steroids with partial response. Between 2005-2010 she suffered self-limited episodes. In 2010 a first scleral transplant was performed with poor outcome. She was treated with… (More)