What is the role of rituximab in the treatment of peripheral ulcerative keratitis (PUK)?

Updated: Jun 11, 2019
  • Author: Ellen N Yu-Keh, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Rituximab, a chimeric monoclonal antibody directed against the CD20 protein found in B cells, has been used in treatment-resistant PUK in GPA [40] and RA [41] , and was noted to have the highest success rate in achieving steroid-free remission in GPA-associated PUK. [42]

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