Tag: drug-induced
A drug-induced sarcoidosis-like reaction (DISR) is a systemic granulomatous reaction that is indistinguishable from sarcoidosis and occurs in a temporal relationship with initiation of an offending drug. DISRs typically improve or resolve after withdrawal of the offending drug.
Minocycline is a semi-synthetic antimicrobial which, in addition to its role in infectious disease, has garnered roles in the management of acne vulgaris, acne rosacea, and a variety of novel clinical applications (1). In the context of a potentially expanding population on protracted treatment courses, immune-mediated adverse effects, although rare, remain important to recognize.