anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome

anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome

occurrence of fever, rash, and hepatitis secondary to therapy with anticonvulsant drugs.
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Yilmaz et al reported a patient with erythroderma and anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome who developed pseudomonal intertrigo in the inguinal region.
Handfield-Jones SE, Jenkins RE, Whittaker SJ, Besse CP, McGibbon DH: The anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome.
Shear NH, Spielberg SP: Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome.
One example is anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome.
8) Knowles et al (3) suggests warning close relatives of a patient with anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome about the risk of using potentially cross-reactive anticonvulsants.
If a patient presents with anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome, as it is often called in the literature, check the medication's chemical structure before switching him or her to a different agent.
Management of anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome includes avoidance of all aromatic anticonvulsants or other causative medications.
Eur J Dermatology Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome with fatal outcome.
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.
Generalized pustulation as a manifestation of the anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome.
Lamotrigine and other antiepileptics (Table 1) (8) have been associated with morbilliform eruptions, anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), a severe form of SJS with a 20% to 30% mortality rate.
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.