Rituximab Therapy for Severe Refractory Chronic Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

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  • To report on the efficacy of rituximab (RTX) therapy in standard treatment-refractory, chronic Henoch-Schönlein purpura, a retrospective chart review of 3 pediatric patients treated with RTX for severe refractory chronic Henoch-Schönlein purpura was performed. All 3 patients responded to 1 or 2 courses of RTX without serious adverse events. © 2009 Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
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  • Donnithorne KJ; Atkinson TP; Hinze CH; Nogueira JB; Saeed SA; Askenazi DJ; Beukelman T; Cron RQ
  • Start Page

  • 136
  • End Page

  • 139
  • Volume

  • 155
  • Issue

  • 1