Reversible pancreatitis, hepatitis, and peripheral polyneuropathy associated with parenteral gold therapy.

Abstract

A 63-year-old man with seronegative rheumatoid arthritis developed acute pancreatitis, severe hepatitis, and sensorimotor polyneuropathy after receiving 150 mg of intramuscular aurothioglucose (gold). Positive lymphocyte transformation test to gold indicated a cell mediated hypersensitivity to the drug, while multiple investigations ruled out other… (More)

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@article{BenAmi1999ReversiblePH, title={Reversible pancreatitis, hepatitis, and peripheral polyneuropathy associated with parenteral gold therapy.}, author={Haim Ben-Ami and Shimon Pollack and P Nagachandran and I Lashevsky and David Yarnitsky and Yeouda Edoute}, journal={The Journal of rheumatology}, year={1999}, volume={26 9}, pages={2049-50} }