Rituximab-induced serum sickness: A systematic review.

  title={Rituximab-induced serum sickness: A systematic review.},
  author={Paras Karmacharya and Dilli Ram Poudel and Ranjan Pathak and Anthony A Donato and Sushil Ghimire and Shevta Giri and Madan Raj Aryal and Clifton O Bingham},
  journal={Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism},
  volume={45 3},
OBJECTIVES To report a case of rituximab-induced serum sickness (RISS) and perform a systematic review and characterize RISS in autoimmune diseases and hematological malignancies. METHODS A comprehensive search of MEDLINE, EMBASE, ACR, and EULAR databases was performed for relevant articles of patients with RISS from inception to September 2014. Statistical analysis of demographic and clinical features was performed using Microsoft EXCEL 2007 and SPSS version 20.0. RESULTS In the 33… CONTINUE READING