Intravenous Immune Globulin in Amyopathic Dermatomyositis - Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature

Abstract

Amyopathic dermatomyositis (ADM) is a rare subtype of dermatomyositis which is often recalcitrant to immune suppressing treatments. Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) has been used in the treatment of refractory dermatomyositis. We present two patients with severe ADM, who were treated with IVIG at 2 g/kg every four weeks. Both patients had a successful… (More)
DOI: 10.2174/1874312901409010077

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