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May 2013

Ustekinumab Therapy for Severe Interstitial Granulomatous Dermatitis With Arthritis

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Departments of Dermatology (Drs Leloup, Aubert, Causse, and Barbarot) and Rheumatology (Le Goff), Nantes University Hospital, Nantes, France.

JAMA Dermatol. 2013;149(5):626-627. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.256

Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis with arthritis (IGDA) is a rare disease that was first described by Ackerman1 in 1993. Fewer than 70 cases have been reported in the literature,2 and specific therapies are not available. We report here a case of severe recalcitrant IGDA that was successfully treated with ustekinumab.

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