by Internet Medical Society

Stevens Johnson´s syndrome induced by leflunomide and methotrexate in a young patient with rheumatoid arthritis

Authors report in Open Journal of Medicine a case of Stevens-Johson´s syndrome secondary to the use os leflunomide and methotrexate in a patient dignosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Treatment with corticosteroids and cyclosporine were successful and mucose and skin lesions relieved in less than a month. A review of the Stevens-Johnson´s syndrome  in terms of management is also presented.

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