D-penicillamine toxicity in Greek patients with rheumatoid arthritis: anti-Ro(SSA) antibodies and cryoglobulinemia are predictive factors.

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Sixty-two consecutive patients, with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who received D-penicillamine were studied retrospectively to identify predictive risk factors for D-penicillamine toxicity. Thirty-two developed side effects, while 30 did not. The clinical picture in both groups was similar, but the group with D-penicillamine toxicity was characterized by a… (More)

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@article{Vlachoyiannopoulos1991DpenicillamineTI, title={D-penicillamine toxicity in Greek patients with rheumatoid arthritis: anti-Ro(SSA) antibodies and cryoglobulinemia are predictive factors.}, author={Panayiotis G. Vlachoyiannopoulos and L. V. Zerva and Fotini Nikolaos Skopouli and Alexandros A. Drosos and H. M. Moutsopoulos}, journal={The Journal of rheumatology}, year={1991}, volume={18 1}, pages={44-9} }