Drug-induced vasculitis

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Drug-induced vasculitis

A rare secondary vasculitis characterized by inflammation of blood vessels caused by various drugs including antibiotics anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha agents immunotherapeutic drugs and psychoactive agents among others. The skin is most commonly affected but other tissues and organs such as the subcutis kidneys or lungs may also be involved. Systemic disease develops only in a minority of patients typically when treated with the causative drug over a prolonged period of time. Presenting signs and symptoms include skin rash myalgia arthralgia fever and malaise.

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