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Case reports: nodular vasculitis responsive to mycophenolate mofetil.

Abstract
Mycophenolate mofetil is commonly used as a steroid-sparing agent effective in the management of erythema nodosum, idiopathic nodular panniculitis (Pfiefer-Weber-Christian disease), bullous pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris, and psoriasis. We report a case of nodular vasculitis responsive to mycophenolate mofetil. The clinical presentation, etiology, and management options for nodular vasculitis are discussed.
AuthorsJosephine A Taverna, Arash Radfar, Alice Pentland, George Poggioli, Marie-France Demierre
JournalJournal of drugs in dermatology : JDD (J Drugs Dermatol) 2006 Nov-Dec Vol. 5 Issue 10 Pg. 992-3 ISSN: 1545-9616 [Print] United States
PMID17373149 (Publication Type: Case Reports, Journal Article)
Chemical References
  • Dermatologic Agents
  • Immunosuppressive Agents
  • mycophenolate mofetil
  • Mycophenolic Acid
Topics
  • Aged
  • Dermatologic Agents (administration & dosage, therapeutic use)
  • Erythema Induratum (diagnosis, drug therapy)
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunosuppressive Agents (administration & dosage, therapeutic use)
  • Mycophenolic Acid (administration & dosage, analogs & derivatives, therapeutic use)
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome

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