Drug reaction with herbal supplement: a possible case of drug induced lupus erythematosus.

  • Leelavathi M
  • NA Jamani
  • M Muhammad
  • Adawiyah J
  • NA Aziz
Keywords: Adverse drug reaction, drug induced lupus erythematosus (DILE), herbal supplements

Abstract

A 24-year-old lady presented with four days history of fever, non-pruritic rash, ankle pain and swelling. She had consumed herbal supplement five days before the onset of symptoms. Examinations revealed erythematous maculo-papular lesions of varying sizes on sun exposed areas. Patient was suspected to have Drug Induced Lupus Erythematosus (DILE) and subsequently symptoms subsided rapidly on withholding the herbal medication.

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Published
2012-10-01
How to Cite
ML., JamaniN., MuhammadM., JA., & AzizN. (2012). Drug reaction with herbal supplement: a possible case of drug induced lupus erythematosus. Malaysian Family Physician, 5(2), 2. Retrieved from https://www.e-mfp.org/ojs3/index.php/MFP/article/view/76
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