Jump to content

Do you want up to date information about Scleroderma? Check out our Medical pages at www.sclero.org for all your Scleroderma questions!


Hydroxychloroquine: From Malaria to Autoimmunity

  • Please log in to reply
No replies to this topic

#1 CraigR


    Senior Silver Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 438 posts
  • Location:Escondido (near San Diego), Ca

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)

This item was posted in the ISN Newsroom. Please check the newsroom daily for updates on scleroderma and other related articles.

Craig Roothoff
ISN Assistant News Guide
International Scleroderma Network(ISN)