A 3rd year medical student started his rotation with me this past week and the rotation was a challenge for us both.
I recently had a follow up with an SLE patient who wanted to discuss sun protection options since moving to Dallas, where we have 232 days of sunshine yearly. Sun protection is important for our patients. As rheumatologists, we have an obligation to go beyond 'avoid the sun or wear sunscreen when you're out' platitudes.
The DRESS syndrome is a rare and sometimes catastrophic disorder resulting from specific drug exposures, including allopurinol, minocycline, INH, anticonvulsants or retroviral agents.