A Case of Tuberculous Arthritis Following the Use of Etanercept

Abstract

Etanercept is a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor that has been used for the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis. Because of its immunosuppressive activity, opportunistic infections have been noted in treated patients, most notably caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis… (More)
DOI: 10.3904/kjim.2009.24.4.397

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