Antimalarial cutaneous side effects: a study in 209 users.

  title={Antimalarial cutaneous side effects: a study in 209 users.},
  author={Thelma L Skare and Camila Ferrari Ribeiro and Fernanda Homem de Mello de Souza and Let{\'i}cia Cortes Haendchen and Juliana Merheb Jord{\~a}o},
  journal={Cutaneous and ocular toxicology},
  volume={30 1},
BACKGROUND Antimalarial agents are commonly used drugs that may have skin side effects. OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of cutaneous side effects in antimalarial users. METHODS We studied the prevalence of cutaneous manifestations in 209 antimalarial users, 127 with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and 82 with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). As control we included 200 patients from the gynecologic and ophthalmologic departments who did not have antimalarial use. Patients were submitted to a… CONTINUE READING


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