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June 24, 1988

Pancytopenia Following Low-Dose Oral Methotrexate Therapy for Psoriasis

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, New York University Medical Center.

From the Department of Dermatology, New York University Medical Center.

JAMA. 1988;259(24):3594-3596. doi:10.1001/jama.1988.03720240056034
Abstract

Low-dose oral methotrexate therapy was associated with the onset of anemia, leukopenia, and thrombocytopenia in two patients with psoriasis. Both patients survived, but required prolonged hospitalization. No precipitating factor other than methotrexate could be identified.

(JAMA 1988;259:3594-3596)

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