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

posted Dec 26, 2013, 10:32 AM by Managing Editor
We report a case of StevensJohson´s syndrome secondary to the use os leflunomidev 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 StevensJohnson ´s syndrome in terms of management is also presented.