Acta Med. 2021, 64: 64-69

Α Case of Severe Thyroid Eye Disease Treated with Tocilizumab

Aysel Mehmeta, Eirini Kanella Panagiotopouloua, Aristeidis Konstantinidisa, Charalampos Papagorasb, Panagiotis Skendrosb, Doukas Dardabounisa, Athanasia Maria Mikropouloua, Georgios Labirisa

aUniversity Eye Clinic, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Greece
bUniversity Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Greece

Received November 10, 2020
Accepted January 18, 2021

This is a case report describing a patient with severe thyroid eye disease complicated with dysthyroid optic neuropathy that was unresponsive to intravenous steroids and orbital radiotherapy but responded well to intravenous tocilizumab.


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