Coronavirus Disease 19 is a global healthcare emergency with high lethality rate. Relevant inflammatory cytokine storm is associated with severity of disease and IL1 inhibition is a cornerstone treatment for hyperinflammatory diseases. We present here the case of a patient with critical COVID-19 successfully treated with IL-1 receptor antagonist (anakinra).

Use of anakinra in severe COVID-19: a case report / G. Filocamo, D. Mangioni, P. Tagliabue, S. Aliberti, G. Costantino, F. Minoia, A. Bandera. - In: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. - ISSN 1201-9712. - 96(2020), pp. 607-609. [10.1016/j.ijid.2020.05.026]

Use of anakinra in severe COVID-19: a case report

G. Filocamo
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D. Mangioni;S. Aliberti
Conceptualization
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G. Costantino
Conceptualization
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A. Bandera
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2020

Abstract

Coronavirus Disease 19 is a global healthcare emergency with high lethality rate. Relevant inflammatory cytokine storm is associated with severity of disease and IL1 inhibition is a cornerstone treatment for hyperinflammatory diseases. We present here the case of a patient with critical COVID-19 successfully treated with IL-1 receptor antagonist (anakinra).
Anakinra; Biologic; COVID-19; IL-1; Treatment
Settore MED/10 - Malattie dell'Apparato Respiratorio
Settore MED/09 - Medicina Interna
2020
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