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Cutaneous sarcoidosis developing after treatment with pegylated interferon and ribavirin: a new case and review of the literature.
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PMID:  21342161     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sarcoidosis is a multisystem granulomatous disease that affects multiple organs in adults between 20 and 50 years old. Interferon alpha (IFN-α) is an immunomodulator that has been used in a wide range of diseases, including hepatitis C virus infection, multiple sclerosis, and other types of neoplasias, including leukemia, lymphoma, Kaposi's sarcoma, and melanoma. Standard IFN-α-induced sarcoidosis has been reported, but there are few reports of cutaneous sarcoidosis with pegylated IFN-α therapy. We present a new case of cutaneous sarcoidosis after treatment with pegylated IFN, and a review of the literature.
Authors:
Verónica López; Inmaculada Molina; Carlos Monteagudo; Esperanza Jordá
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of dermatology     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1365-4632     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0243704     Medline TA:  Int J Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  287-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2011 The International Society of Dermatology.
Affiliation:
Departments of Dermatology Pathology, Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valencia, Valencia, Spain.
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