Adenoviral Pneumonia During Etanercept Treatment in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Min-Jung Kang, Myung-Sin Kim, Eun-Hwa Choi, Kyoung-Eun Lee, You-Kyoung Kim, Hee-Jung Choi
<span title="">2007</span> <i title="Korean Association of Internal Medicine"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="" style="color: black;">The Korean Journal of Internal Medicine</a> </i> &nbsp;
Inhibitors of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) have been approved for treating rheumatoid arthritis. As one of the biological response modifiers, etanercept has also been used in the treatment of psoriatic arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease. While etanercept is effective, certain infectious complications, such as tuberculosis, fungus, and cytomegalovirus, have been reported. We report the first Korean case of adenoviral pneumonia in a 55-year-old female who developed disseminated
more &raquo; ... iral infection following etanercept treatment, which resolved after anti-TNF-α discontinuation.
<span class="external-identifiers"> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener noreferrer" href="">doi:10.3904/kjim.2007.22.1.63</a> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener" href="">pmid:17427651</a> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener" href="">pmcid:PMC2687603</a> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener" href="">fatcat:4asybjazizbo5gbp5cwhuc4aki</a> </span>
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