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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 123-124

Pustular drug hypersensitivity syndrome due to allopurinol

1 Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine of Sousse, Tunisia
2 Department of Dermatology, Farhat Hached University Hospital, Tunisia

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Dr. Chaker Ben Salem
Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine of Sousse
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7613.150378

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Allopurinol hypersensitivity syndrome (AHS) is a severe drug reaction. It is characterized by rash, fever, and internal organ involvement. It may present in different clinical forms. We present a case of acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis occurring as a manifestation of AHS.


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