Pembrolizumab-Induced Seronegative Arthritis and Fasciitis in a Patient with Lung Adenocarcinoma

Kobak S.

CURRENT DRUG SAFETY, cilt.14, ss.225-229, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Immune checkpoint inhibitors (CPIs) are new promising anti-cancer drugs that block negative costimulation of T-cells leading to an enhanced anti-tumor immune response. Pembrolizumab, an a monoclonal antibody, targeting the programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1) pathway. CPIs have been associated with a number of immune-related adverse events (AEs), including musculoskeletal and rheumatic disease.