Pembrolizumab-induced Necrotic Myositis in a Patient With Metastatic Melanoma

Ann Oncol. 2016 Jul;27(7):1352-3. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdw126. Epub 2016 Mar 2.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized / adverse effects*
  • Antineoplastic Agents, Immunological / adverse effects*
  • Deltoid Muscle / drug effects*
  • Deltoid Muscle / pathology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms / diagnosis
  • Lung Neoplasms / drug therapy
  • Lung Neoplasms / secondary
  • Melanoma / diagnosis
  • Melanoma / drug therapy*
  • Myositis / chemically induced*
  • Myositis / pathology
  • Necrosis

Substances

  • Antibodies, Monoclonal, Humanized
  • Antineoplastic Agents, Immunological
  • pembrolizumab