Drug induced lupus.

D Pascoalinho, J Namora Dos Santos, F Pimentel Dos Santos, L Bigotte De Almeida, D Meneses, A Carvalho


A case of acute ischemia of the right inferior limb after anti-tuberculous therapy in a 42-Year old woman is reported. This complication was confirmed by artheriography and the investigation revealed vasculitis and anti-histone antibodies. Drug-induced lupus was then diagnosed. A brief review about this subject is also made.

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