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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Drug Eruptions

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An inflammatory process that results from the effects of a drug administered systemically, e.g., by ingestion, inhalation, injection, or application rectally, and manifested usually by lesions distributed widely and symmetrically.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fixed Drug Eruption

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Circular orange-red-blue macule(s) or patch(es) that often becomes a papule(s) or plaque(s) and vesiculates, healing with hyperpigmentation, and that occurs repeatedly at the very same cutaneous and/or mucous membrane site(s), especially the genitalia, perioral region, and hands, in response to systemic administration of a particular drug or chemical, chief among them barbiturates and sulfonamides.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Polymorphous Light Eruption

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An inflammatory process that appears on skin exposed to sunlight, especially the face, neck, sternal region, arms, and dorsa of hands, and consists mostly of edematous papules that may become confluent to form plaques, and at times, papulovesicles.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fixed Drug Eruption

…emic administration of a particular drug or chemical, chief among them barbiturates and sulfonamides. It is the only type of drug eruption that can be diagnosed with surety histopathologically, the findings in it being entirely specific, unlike the…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Drug Eruptions

An inflammatory process that results from the effects of a drug administered systemically, e.g., by ingestion, inhalation, injection, or application rectally, and manifested usually by lesions distributed widely and symmetrically. Any of the many…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Polymorphous Light Eruption

An inflammatory process that appears on skin exposed to sunlight, especially the face, neck, sternal region, arms, and dorsa of hands, and consists mostly of edematous papules that may become confluent to form plaques, and at times, papulovesicles.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions

An inflammatory process that appears on skin exposed to sunlight, especially the face, neck, sternal region, arms, and dorsa of hands, and consists mostly of edematous papules that may become confluent to form plaques, and at times, papulovesicles.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions: Therapy

…/ drug class. In all cases, patients should be counseled regarding the risks of repeated exposure to drugs associated with a drug eruption. In severe cases, the use of medical alert cards or jewelry tags (i.e., medical alert bracelet) may aid…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions: Key Points

…rythema Multiforme.) Most adverse cutaneous reactions to medications represent a benign side effect; however, in rare cases, drug eruptions may have associated systemic complications with significant morbidity and/or mortality. There are four key…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…e tissue disorders, and pellagrous dermatitis must be ruled out in all patients who develop a chronic course. Photosensitive Drug Eruptions Photosensitive drug eruptions may present either as sunburn (a phototoxic response) or photoallergy (an…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…sis rosea Gianotti-Crosti syndrome Differential diagnosis The differential diagnosis of viral exanthem includes morbilliform drug eruption, graft versus host disease, Kawasaki disease, and a variety of other non-viral infectious rashes including…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions: Initial Evaluation

…m eruption is concerning for DRESS. Viral exanthem: A viral exanthem may be clinically indistinguishable from a morbilliform drug eruption. Specific clues, such as erythema of the cheeks (Fifth’s disease), or conjunctivitis (measles) may help…

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Drug Eruptions: Clinical Cases

…n Reports fever and malaise with initial pharyngitis The rash broke out 2 days after taking ampicillin Afebrile Morbilliform eruption without facial edema or lymphadenopathy Diagnosis: morbilliform eruption, possible EBV infection EBV testing…

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