[Effective application of therapeutic plasma exchange in a case of acute dermatomyositis].

Przegl Lek 2012 ;69(11):1230-1

II Katedra Chorób Wewnetrznych, Collegium Medicum, Uniwersytet Jagiellorski, Kraków.

We present a case of 22-year-old male with acute dermatomyositis who did not respond to a standard immunosuppressive therapy. Due to rapidly deteriorating clinical status a series of plasmapheresis was performed subsequent to which a quick clinical improvement was observed.

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