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Hydroxychloroquine: From Malaria to Autoimmunity


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Posted 11 February 2011 - 10:40 AM

Hydroxychloroquine: From Malaria to Autoimmunity. In recent years, antimalarials were shown to have various immunomodulatory effects, and currently have an established role in the management of rheumatic diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis, skin diseases, and in the treatment of chronic Q fever. Ben-Zvi I. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2011 Jan 8. (PubMed). (Also see: Autoimmunity and DMARDS)

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