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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 344-348

Rituximab therapy in steroid-resistant severe hypothyroid Grave's ophthalmopathy


Department of Endocrinology, Army Hospital (Research and Referral), Delhi Cantt, India

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M K Garg
Department of Endocrinology, Army Hospital (Research and Referral), Delhi Cantt 10
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.109669

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Association of Grave's ophthalmopathy with hyperthyroidism is well known, and it has also been reported in euthyroid or hypothyroid autoimmune thyroiditis, which rarely requires treatment. Here, we report a case of bilaterally symmetrical severe corticosteroid-resistant hypothyroid Grave's ophthalmopathy successfully treated with rituximab.


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