anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome

anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome

occurrence of fever, rash, and hepatitis secondary to therapy with anticonvulsant drugs.
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Handfield-Jones SE, Jenkins RE, Whittaker SJ, Besse CP, McGibbon DH: The anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome.
Shear NH, Spielberg SP: Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome.
Moss DM, Rudis M, Henderson SO: Cross-sensitivity and the anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome.
Eur J Dermatology Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome with fatal outcome.
Pediatric Dermatology Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome.
Abstract: We describe the case of a patient in whom anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome developed during treatment with phenytoin and progressed when therapy was changed to phenobarbital.
Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome (AHS) is a rare but potentially life-threatening adverse drug reaction associated with the aromatic anticonvulsant drugs phenytoin, phenobarbital, primidone, and carbamazapine.
Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome is a rare but potentially life-threatening adverse drug reaction.
The role of immunosuppression is controversial in the management of anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome.
Alert your staff about this problem so that they promptly report any patient on lamotrigine (Lamictal) who complains of fever, rash, and lymphadenopathy--the hallmarks of anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome, Dr.
Other antiepileptic drugs, especially the aromatic anticonvulsants, are better known to cause cutaneous reactions or anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome.
Ask about anticonvulsant use by the patient's relatives because there is a familial tendency toward anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome seen in approximately 0.