oa South African Family Practice - Review of common cutaneous adverse drug reactions : review article

Volume 47, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Extracted from text ... SA Fam Pract 2005;47(5) 27 Review of common cutaneous adverse drug reactions Motswaledi MH, MBChB (MEDUNSA), MMed (Derm), FCDerm (SA) Department of Dermatology, University of Limpopo (Medunsa Campus), Pretoria. Keywords:Maculopapular, erythroderma, photosensitive dermatitis, Erythema multiforme, toxic epidermal necrolysis Correspondence: Dr M H Motswaledi, P O Box 1911, MEDUNSA, 0204, e-mail: griet@webmail.co.za (SA Fam Pract 2005;47(5): 27-29) Introduction Cutaneous adverse drug reactions are amongst common conditions seen in Dermatology. An adverse drug reaction may be defined as an undesirable clinical manifestation resulting from administration of a particular drug; this includes reactions due to overdose, predictable sideeffects and unanticipated adverse manifestations. Adverse ..

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