Drug Allergy (cont.)
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drug allergy, allergen, allergic reaction, anaphylactic shock, anaphylaxis, antibodies, antibody,hypersensitivity, medication allergies, medication reactions, immune system, immunoglobulin E, IgE, serum sickness
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Drug eruptions can mimic a wide range of dermatoses. The morphologies are myriad and include morbilliform (most common, see Media file 1), urticarial, papulosquamous, pustular, and bullous. Medications can also cause pruritus and dysesthesia without an obvious eruption.