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Nanette B. Silverberg, MD, Director of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York, discusses alopecia areata (AA) and its treatment in the pediatric population. Alopecia areata is a T-cell mediated autoimmune disease resulting in partial or total...
Nanette B. Silverberg, MD, Director of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York, discusses alopecia areata (AA) in the pediatric population. Alopecia areata is a T-cell mediated autoimmune disease resulting in partial or total nonscarring hair loss....

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Cases of leukoencephalopathy associated with rituximab therapy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Rituximab (Rituxan) has been implicated in 57 cases of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) in HIV-negative patients diagnosed with hematologic malignancies or autoimmune diseases, since the drug was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 1997 until the...