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Drug-induced lupus

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#1 Jeannie McClelland

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Posted 05 August 2010 - 09:59 AM

Drug-induced lupus. Antibodies to ds-DNA are a rare finding and would tend to favour a diagnosis of idiopathic systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). They have been associated with the use of tumour necrosis factor inhibitors (ant-TNF) and minocycline. Aguirre Zamorano MA. (PubMed) Med Clin (Barc). 2010 Jun 19;135(3):124-129. (Also see: Minocycline and Causes of Lupus)

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