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Orogenital ulcers, SLE and hydralazine.
  1. E. Neville,
  2. P. Y. Graham,
  3. R. A. Brewis


    The case is reported of a man developing drug-induced systemic lupus erythematosus while taking hydralazine. The illness was characterized by arthritis and a purpuric rash particularly in the light-sensitive areas as well as orogenital and cutaneous ulceration. Anti-nuclear antibody and DNA binding were positive. All clinical manifestations disappeared on withdrawal of hydralazine.

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