Neutrophilic panniculitis developing after treatment of metastatic melanoma with vemurafenib

Gene H Kim, Alan Levy, Goli Compoginis
Journal of Cutaneous Pathology 2013, 40 (7): 667-9
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.

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