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Vol 71, No 2 (2020)
Clinical Vignette
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Submitted: 2019-11-04
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Long-term remission of steroid-resistant Graves’ orbitopathy after administration of anti-thymocyte globulin

Maria Świerkot, Grażyna Kulawik, Monika Sarnat-Kucharczyk, Krystyna Jagoda, Ewa Mrukwa-Kominek, Jerzy Chudek
DOI: 10.5603/EP.a2019.0067
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Pubmed: 32096552
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Endokrynologia Polska 2020;71(2):198-199.

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Vol 71, No 2 (2020)
Clinical Vignette
Published online: 2020-02-25
Submitted: 2019-11-04
Accepted: 2019-11-10

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Keywords

Graves’ orbitopathy; anti-thymocyte globulin; dysthyroid optic neuropathy

About this article
Title

Long-term remission of steroid-resistant Graves’ orbitopathy after administration of anti-thymocyte globulin

Journal

Endokrynologia Polska

Issue

Vol 71, No 2 (2020)

Pages

198-199

Published online

2020-02-25

DOI

10.5603/EP.a2019.0067

Pubmed

32096552

Bibliographic record

Endokrynologia Polska 2020;71(2):198-199.

Keywords

Graves’ orbitopathy
anti-thymocyte globulin
dysthyroid optic neuropathy

Authors

Maria Świerkot
Grażyna Kulawik
Monika Sarnat-Kucharczyk
Krystyna Jagoda
Ewa Mrukwa-Kominek
Jerzy Chudek

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