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Image Number 4858 (Fixed drug reaction)

 
Morphology:
Annular

Diagnosis: Fixed drug reaction

Site: Groin adult

Sex: F

Age: 78

Type:

Description: Erythema with slight superficial edge scale in groin

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

 Flexural fixed drug reactions are unusual. The distribution makes the diagnosis. It is commonly seen with Amoxycillin but can also occur with Cephalosporins and NSAIDs.The skin was red non scaly and healed with mild hyperpigmentation.

A similar rash can occur in children as a viral exanthem. 

 

View this article in the Indian Journal of Dermatology



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