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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 126-128

Localized bullous eruptions away from infusion site due to intravenous acyclovir administration in a child


1 Department of Dermatology, Dr. Sami Ulus Maternity and Children's Health and Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
2 Department of Pediatric Intensive Care, Dr. Sami Ulus Maternity and Children's Health and Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
3 Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Sami Ulus Maternity and Children's Health and Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

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Saliha Senel
Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Sami Ulus Maternity and Children's Health and Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Ankara
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7613.91885

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Acyclovir is an antiviral agent against herpes virus. Its local adverse effects are common and typically consist of inflammation or phlebitis at the site of intravenous infusion. Here we present a child with bullous eruptions away from infusion site due to acyclovir administration. It is exceptionally rare with only one adult case has been reported to date.






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