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Drug Allergy (cont.)

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Author: Samuel M. Keim, MD, Program Director, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

Author:Kevin Hanson, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Coauthor: Samuel M Keim, MD, Program Director, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center.

Editors:Patrick Taylor, MD, FAAEM, Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini Hospital; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James S Cohen, MD, Consulting Staff, James Cohen, PC.


Last Editorial Review: 5/29/2007

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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.

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