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Clinical Observation
April 8, 2002

Drug-Induced Lupus Erythematosus by Amiodarone

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Arch Intern Med. 2002;162(7):834-836. doi:10.1001/archinte.162.7.834

We report a case with typical clinical features of drug-induced lupus erythematosus, together with verrucous endocarditis and pleuropericardial effusion, due to amiodarone treatment. After cessation of amiodarone treatment, the patient recovered completely.