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Chloroquine as alternative antimalarial in systemic lupus erythematosus: response to ‘2019 update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of SLE: don’t forget chloroquine’ by Figueroa-Parra et al
  1. Antonis Fanouriakis1,
  2. George K Bertsias2,3,
  3. Dimitrios T Boumpas1,4,5
  1. 1Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Unit, 4th Department of Internal Medicine, "Attikon" University Hospital, Athens, Greece
  2. 2Department of Rheumatology, Clinical Immunology and Allergy, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece
  3. 3Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas, Heraklion, Greece
  4. 4Laboratory of Autoimmunity and Inflammation, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens, Athens, Greece
  5. 5Joint Academic Rheumatology Program, Medical School, National and Kapodestrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
  1. Correspondence to Dr Antonis Fanouriakis, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Unit, 4th Department of Internal Medicine, "Attikon" University Hospital, Athens, 12462, Greece; afanour{at}med.uoa.gr

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We thank Drs Figueroa-Parra et al for their interest in our paper1 and their comment regarding the value of chloroquine (CQ) as an alternative antimalarial in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).2 As the authors point out, there are data, mostly for older studies, to …

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  • Handling editor Josef S Smolen

  • Competing interests None declared.

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