n South African Journal of Child Health - Possible drug reaction, eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome in an infant from ingestion of complicated by measles co-infection : case report

Volume 4, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1994-3032
  • E-ISSN: 1999-7671



Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) is an adverse syndromic reaction to medications that is rare in infants. The pathognomonic signs are a rash, often morbilliform, spreading from an oedematous face to the torso and extremities, hypereosinophilia and organ involvement.

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