Hyperthyroidism and lupus-like syndrome in an adolescent treated with minocycline for acne vulgaris.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Minocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic commonly used in the treatment of acne. While it is generally considered to be a safe medicine, a number of side effects have been associated with its use. We describe an adolescent boy who developed hyperthyroidism and a drug-induced lupus-like syndrome following minocycline treatment for his acne.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Benjamin, RW; Calikoglu, AS

Published Date

  • May 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 246 - 249

PubMed ID

  • 17542873

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0736-8046

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2007.00395.x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States