Ciclosporin (CyA) in the Treatment of Retinal Vasculitis
Seventeen patients with severe posterior uveitis and retinal vasculitis were treated with CyA. An initial improvement occurred in all cases and persisted until the dose was reduced or the drug withdrawn, when a rapid recurrence of symptoms was noted.
Ten patients did not complete the year of therapy, owing to deterioration of renal function (5 cases), severe malaise and nausea (4 cases) and blindness (1 case).
KeywordsBurning Toxicity Arthritis Cyclosporin Vasculitis
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