dermatology

News in brief: Adverse cutaneous reactions to HCQ; Liver function checks in psoriatic disease; Melanoma missed diagnoses

Skin reactions to HCQ unexplained Adverse cutaneous reactions (ACR) secondary to hydroxychloroquine are more common in patients with dermatomyositis than in other inflammatory skin conditions however there are no obvious predictors of any additional risk. A US study compared the incidence of ACRs in 1,163 patients with dermatomyositis, 271 patients with cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE), ...

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