Two pediatric cases of isotretinoin-induced sacroiliitis successfully treated with adalimumab

Pediatr Dermatol. 2020 Aug 5. doi: 10.1111/pde.14321. Online ahead of print.


Isotretinoin is widely used in severe acne. Isotretinoin has many side effects. Sacroiliitis is one of these side effects and has been rarely reported in the children. Herein, we present two children with isotretinoin-induced sacroiliitis resistant to anti-rheumatic drugs and successfully treated with adalimumab.

Keywords: Adalimumab; acne vulgaris; isotretinoin; sacroiliitis.

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