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.
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.