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Methotrexate-induced pulmonary toxicity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23762881     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Methotrexate is a widely used medication with an array of recognized side effects. The present report describes a case of methotrexate-induced pneumonitis in a patient with psoriasis, and demonstrates the hallmark clinical and investigational findings that support this infrequently encountered diagnosis. The ensuing discussion reviews the pathogenesis, management and prevention of this adverse drug reaction.
Authors:
Baruch D Jakubovic; Andrea Donovan; Peter M Webster; Neil H Shear
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian respiratory journal : journal of the Canadian Thoracic Society     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1916-7245     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. Respir. J.     Publication Date:    2013 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-13     Completed Date:  2014-01-30     Revised Date:  2014-05-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433332     Medline TA:  Can Respir J     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  153-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antirheumatic Agents / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Disease Management
Female
Humans
Methotrexate / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Middle Aged
Pneumonia / chemically induced*,  radiography
Psoriasis / drug therapy
Radiography, Thoracic
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antirheumatic Agents; YL5FZ2Y5U1/Methotrexate
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