Hydralazine Induced Lupus Syndrome Presenting with Recurrent Pericardial Effusion and a Negative Antinuclear Antibody.
Case Rep Rheumatol 2017 17;2017:5245904. Epub 2017 Jan 17.
Department of Internal Medicine, Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences, Saint Francis Medical Center, Trenton, NJ, USA.
Drug induced lupus erythematosus (DIL or DILE) is an autoimmune disorder caused by chronic use of certain drugs. We report a unique case of hydralazine induced lupus syndrome (HILS) with a negative antinuclear antibody in a female patient who was on hydralazine for a period of 1.5-2 years and developed recurrent pericardial effusion as a result of it. Read More