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Lichenoid mucositis and cutaneous lichenoid reaction: case report
Case report

A 69-year-old woman developed lichenoid mucositis and cutaneous lichenoid reaction during treatment with abatacept for rheumatoid arthritis.

The woman presented with focal acute and marked chronic inflammation. She had a medical history of rheumatoid arthritis, hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia, gastroesophageal reflux disorder and fibromyalgia. She was allergic to methotrexate, etanercept, and adalimumab. At the time of administration, she had been receiving abatacept [Orencia; dosage not stated] infusion, pramipexole [Mirapex], ranitidine [Zantac; ranitidine hydrochloride], hydrochlorothiazide/triamterene [Maxzide; triamterene/hydrochlorothiazide], topiramate [Topamax], leflunomide [Arava], citalopram [Celexa; citalopram hydrobromide], esomeprazole [Nexium; esomeprazole magnesium ], gabapentin, Hydrocodone/paracetamol [hydrocodone-acetaminophen], zolmitriptan [Zomig), triamcinolone [triamcinolone acetonide], betamethasone and chlorphenamine [Chlortrimeton; chlorpheniramine...


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