Rituximab therapy for Severe and Persistent Lichenoid drug-reaction

  • Kamel El-Reshaid Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
  • Shaima Al-Bader Asad Al-Bahar dermatology Center, Kuwait

Abstract

We report on a patient with severe and fixed lichenoid drug-reaction.  She did not respond to 2 months treatment with high-dose corticosteroids.  Hence, Rituximab was given.  One month later, her lesions improved and remained stable for 14 months of follow up.   


Keywords: fixed drug reaction, Prednesone, Rituximab.

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Author Biographies

Kamel El-Reshaid, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait

Shaima Al-Bader, Asad Al-Bahar dermatology Center, Kuwait

Asad Al-Bahar dermatology Center, Kuwait

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El-Reshaid, K., & Al-Bader, S. (2019). Rituximab therapy for Severe and Persistent Lichenoid drug-reaction. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(3-s), 751-753. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i3-s.2873