Neutrophilic panniculitis developing after treatment of metastatic melanoma with vemurafenib
Article first published online: 15 APR 2013
© 2013 John Wiley & Sons A/S. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Journal of Cutaneous Pathology
Volume 40, Issue 7, pages 667–669, July 2013
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Neutrophilic panniculitis developing after treatment of metastatic melanoma with vemurafenib., , .
- Issue published online: 16 JUN 2013
- Article first published online: 15 APR 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 11 MAR 2013
- Manuscript Revised: 10 MAR 2013
- Manuscript Received: 10 FEB 2013
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Vemurafenib is an inhibitor of BRAF and is used to treat patients with metastatic melanoma who carry a V600E BRAF mutation. Recently, four patients have been described in the literature who developed a neutrophilic panniculitis following treatment with a BRAF inhibitor. We present an additional case and review the clinical findings of the cases reported to date.