Lupus-scleroderma syndrome induced by ethosuximide

P. C. Teoh*, H. L. Chan

*Corresponding author for this work

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Features of both systemic lupus erythematosus and scleroderma developed in a young Chinese girl while on multiple anticonvulsant therapy. These were reversed afrer withdrawal of the drugs. Readministration of ethosuximide for control of epilepsy caused a relapse with predominant sclerodermatous features. These clinical signs again resolved after ethosuximide withdrawal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)658-661
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1975
Externally publishedYes


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