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A case of generalized psoriasis-like skin lesions caused by rituximab use in a 14-years patient with systemic lupus erythematosus
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- Published: 14 September 2011
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
- Nephrotic Syndrome
Use of biologics in rheumatological patients can provoke psoriasis «de novo». It is well known phenomenon for TNF-ingibitors. We reported a serious incident of psoriasis-like skin lesions caused by rituximab use in a child with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
Rituximab therapy in autoimmune diseases may induce unusual psoriasis-like reactions.
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