Koebner’s phenomena observed in patient receiving adalimumab in psoriasis

Authors

  • Jaydeep H. Rathod Department of Pharmacology, Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
  • Dhawait M. Shukla Department of Medicine, Vadilal Sarabhai General Hospital Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
  • Devang A. Rana Department of Pharmacology, Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
  • Supriya D. Malhotra Department of Pharmacology, Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20222151

Keywords:

Koebner’s phenomena, Psoriasis, PsA, Adalimumab

Abstract

Koebner’s phenomena, first described in 1877 as the appearance of psoriatic lesions in the uninvolved skin of psoriatic patients as a consequence of trauma. Koebner phenomena has been associated with the use of biological response modifiers. The development of the anti-TNF therapies is a milestone in the therapy of rheumatic diseases. As in all new treatment opportunities it is of concern whether all potential undesired side effects have been evaluated. We report a case involving a 31-year-old young male patient diagnosed with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) since a year, who received Adalimumab as part of his treatment and developed Koebner’s phenomena.

 

Author Biographies

Jaydeep H. Rathod, Department of Pharmacology, Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

resident, Dept. of Pharmacology, SMT. NHLMMC AHMEDABAD

Dhawait M. Shukla, Department of Medicine, Vadilal Sarabhai General Hospital Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Medicine Consultant, Vadilal Sarabhai Hospital, Ahmedabad

Devang A. Rana, Department of Pharmacology, Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

SMT. NHLMMC AHMEDABAD

Supriya D. Malhotra, Department of Pharmacology, Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Prof. and head, Dept. of Pharmacology, Smt, NHLMMC Ahmedabad

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Published

2022-08-24

How to Cite

Rathod, J. H., Shukla, D. M., Rana, D. A., & Malhotra, S. D. (2022). Koebner’s phenomena observed in patient receiving adalimumab in psoriasis. International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 11(5), 497–500. https://doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20222151