Drug-induced tendinopathy: from physiology to clinical applications.

@article{Kirchgesner2014DruginducedTF,
  title={Drug-induced tendinopathy: from physiology to clinical applications.},
  author={T. Kirchgesner and A. Larbi and P. Omoumi and J. Malghem and Nadia Zamali and J. Manelfe and F. Lecouvet and B. V. Vande berg and S. Djebbar and B. Dallaudi{\`e}re},
  journal={Joint, bone, spine : revue du rhumatisme},
  year={2014},
  volume={81 6},
  pages={
          485-92
        }
}
  • T. Kirchgesner, A. Larbi, +7 authors B. Dallaudière
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Joint, bone, spine : revue du rhumatisme
  • Drug-induced tendon toxicity is rare but often underestimated. To date, four main drug classes have been incriminated in tendinopathies. Quinolones and long-term glucocorticoids are the most widely known, but statins and aromatase inhibitors can also induce tendon damage. The specific pathophysiological mechanisms responsible for drug-induced tendinopathies remain unknown. Proven risk factors have been identified, such as age older than 60 years, pre-existing tendinopathy, and potentiation of… CONTINUE READING
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