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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 120638, 3 pages
Leflunomide as a Corticosteroid-Sparing Agent in Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica: A Case Series
1Department of Rheumatology, Hospital of Southern Norway Trust Kristiansand, Service Box 416, 4604 Kristiansand, Norway
2Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Service Box 8905, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
Received 20 May 2013; Revised 10 August 2013; Accepted 11 August 2013
Academic Editor: Joao Eurico Fonseca
Copyright © 2013 Andreas P. Diamantopoulos et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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- Lauren Steel, Asad Khan, and Bhaskar Dasgupta, “Giant Cell Arteritis: Beyond Corticosteroids,” Drugs & Aging, 2015.
- Miguel A. González-Gay, and Trinitario Pina, “Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica: an Update,” Current Rheumatology Reports, vol. 17, no. 2, 2015.
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