As well, to the best of our knowledge, there has been no reported case of drug-induced lupus
with positive anti-dsDNA antibodies and, in addition, an exudative EPE.
Although several models have been proposed to identify persons at risk for drug-induced lupus
, (5) it is currently not possible to identify a specific person who is at risk for developing hydralazine-induced lupus unless the patient has a history of reaction to the drug.
All of the above would suggest the diagnosis of a drug-induced lupus
myositis rather than rheumatoid myositis.
If they show up in someone else's office, [that physician] may not think about drug-induced lupus
and may misdiagnose them," he added.
2) By 1972, five comprehensive reviews of this material had been published, and the problem of drug-induced lupus
had been discussed in widely circulated journals.
Krohn's drug-induced lupus
started when she suffered a severe drug reaction in 1985 from medication prescribed by a U.
7%) had systemic lupus erythematosus and/or Sjogren syndrome; 11 (6%) had subacute cutaneous lupus, discoid lupus, drug-induced lupus
, or neonatal lupus; 6 (3%) had mixed connective tissue disease; 15 (8.
erythematosus (DILE) is defined as an entity characterized by clinical manifestations and immunopathological serum findings similar to those of idiopathic lupus, However, these are temporally related to continuous drug exposure and resolve after the discontinuation of the offending drug.
BARCELONA -- Nearly 100 cases of drug-induced lupus
have been reported in patients treated with anti tumor necrosis factor agents, Dr.
Anti-histone antibodies are found in 95% of drug-induced lupus
The person with drug-induced lupus
may have the same symptoms as the person with systemic lupus, but it is usually less serious.
market and can trigger autoantibody formation as well as, in rare instances, a drug-induced lupus
ABSTRACT: The clinical symptoms of drug-induced lupus
(DIL) are similar to those of idiopathic systemic lupus erythematosus.