Deep vein thrombosis and lung cancer in a patient with psoriasis under anti‐tumor necrosis factor treatment: a case study (English)

In: Dermatologic Therapy   ;  27 ,  1  ;  39-42  ;  2014

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We describe a case of a patient with severe generalized psoriasis treated with etanercept, who developed deep vein thrombosis and 1 year later developed solid lung cancer. Anti‐tumor necrosis factor therapies have been a powerful addition to the therapy of psoriasis; nevertheless, the treatment might be associated with adverse events, such as venous thromboembolism or malignancies. Available data regarding these specific adverse reactions are rather conflictive; therefore, more observational studies and registry reports for long‐term risk assessment are needed.

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