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Table 3 Treatment

From: Bone marrow fibrosis as a feature of systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report and literature review

Nref Age (yrs) Sex (M/F) Medication received before bone marrow fibrosis Immunomodulatory therapy for bone marrow fibrosis Response
1 (Sarkar et al.2009) 45 M   Prednisolone 60 mg/d Improved
2 (Sacre et al.2009) 44 F Prednisone, hydroxychloroquine Prednisone 1 mg/kg/d, IVIg Improved
3 (Pillai et al.2009) 40 F   IV methylprednisolone 500 mg/d, prednisone Improved
4 (Aziz et al.2004) 22 F   Prednisone 1 mg/kg/d Improved
5 (Kiss et al.2000) 18 F Prednisone, azathioprine discontinued 6 months prior IV methylprednisolone 1 g/d ×3, prednisone 2 mg/kg/d, cyclosporine 3 mg/kg, azathioprine Relapsed, secondary improvement
6 (Durupt et al.2000) 29 F   Prednisone 2 mg/kg/d Improved
7 (Vora et al.1998) 22 F Prednisone, azathioprine initiated 2 weeks prior Azathioprine discontinuation, 6 plasma exchanges, IV methylprednisolone 1 g pulses Improved
8 (Aharon et al.1997; Amital et al.2003) 54 F   Prednisone 80 mg/d, IVIg 400 mg/kg/d ×5 Improved
9 (Agarwal et al.1995) 12 F   Prednisone 2 mg/kg/d Improved
10 (Ramakrishna et al.1995) 18 F   Prednisolone 75 mg/d, IVIg, splenectomy, danazol, colchicine, vincristine Relapsed, secondary improvement
11 (Paquette et al.1994) 68 M   Prednisone 20 mg/d Not improved
12 (Paquette et al.1994) 27 F   Prednisone 60 mg/d Improved
13 (Paquette et al.1994) 23 F   Prednisone 50 mg/d Improved
14 (Paquette et al.1994) 56 F Prednisone Prednisone Not improved
15 (Paquette et al.1994) 18 F   Prednisone 80 mg/d Improved
16 (Paquette et al.1994) 70 F   Prednisone Deceased
17 (Paquette et al.1994) 62 F    Deceased
18 (Paquette et al.1994) 69 F   Prednisone, splenectomy Relapsed, secondary improvement
19 (Hirose et al.1993) 54 F   IV methylprednisolone 1 g/d ×3, prednisone 60 mg/d Improved
20 (Borba et al.1993) 39 F Prednisone, hydroxychloroquine Methylprednisolone, prednisone, plasma exchanges, cyclophosphamide Relapsed, secondary Improvement
21 (Foley-Nolan et al.1992) 20 F   Prednisolone 40 mg/d, azathioprine 50 mg/d Relapsed, secondary improvement
22 (Inoue et al.1992) 24 F   Prednisolone 1,2 mg/kg/d, IV methylprednisolone 1 g/d ×3 Improved
23 (Matsouka et al.1989) 60 F   Hydrocortisone 1 g/d Deceased
24 (el Mouzan et al.1988) 13 F   Prednisolone 30 mg/d Improved
25 (Kaelin and Spivak1986) 27 F Prednisone, salicyclate IV methylprednisolone 100 mg/d ×6, prednisone 50 mg/d Improved
26 (Nanji and Jetha1984) 28 M Prednisone   Deceased
27 (Daly and Scott1983) 16 F NSAID including oxyphenbutazone Prednisolone 30 mg/d Improved
Present 29 F Olanzapine IV methylprednisolone 500 mg/d ×3, prednisone 1 mg/kg and hydroxychloroquine, IVIg 30 g/d ×4 Improved
  1. NSAID: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. IVIg: intravenous immunoglobulins.