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    Drug Shows Dramatic Improvements in Skin Lesions
    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
    In a small study from Spain, lenalidomide (a drug related to thalidomide) patients showed dramatic improvements in skin lesions. Most relapsed soon after they stopped taking it.

    Larger studies will be needed to determine if the drug is truly safe and effective for patients who do not respond to other treatments. In previous small studies concerns were raised that treatment with lenalidomide may be linked to an increased risk of progression to full-blown lupus.

    Drug Shows Promise for Lupus Skin Conditions

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