Hyperthyroidism and lupus-like syndrome in an adolescent treated with minocycline for acne vulgaris.
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.
Benjamin, RW; Calikoglu, AS
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