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Use of Adalimumab in a Patient with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Refractory to Etanercept: a Case Report and Literature Review

Journal: Austin Pediatrics (Vol.1, No. 2)

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Page : 1-3

Keywords : Juvenile idiopathic arthritis; Adalimumab; Etanercept;

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In this report, we present a child patient diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) refractory to disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs), Methylprednisolone pulse therapy, and the TNF-a-inhibitor etanercept, with a significant improvement in hematologic abnormalities after the introduction of adalimumab.

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