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Corticosteroid-sparing (CS) benefit of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) in systemic sclerosis-associated myopathy (SScAM): A comparative study in 52 patients. This study suggests the benefit of IVIg as adjunctive therapy, with an acceptable tolerance profile, and supports its use as a CS-sparing agent, in SScAM. PubMed, Autoimmun Rev, 2020 Jan;19(1):102431. (Also see Treatments for Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis) This item was posted in the ISN Newsroom. Please check the newsroom daily for updates on scleroderma and other related articles.
Intravenous immunoglobulins in systemic sclerosis: Data from a French nationwide cohort of 46 patients and review of the literature. Our work suggests that IVIG are a safe therapeutic option that may be effective in improving musculoskeletal involvement, systemic inflammation, digestive tract symptoms and could be corticosteroid sparing. PubMed, Autoimmun Rev, 02/13/2017. (Also see IVIg) This item was posted in the ISN Newsroom. Please check the newsroom daily for updates on scleroderma and other related articles.