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Image Number 4858 (Fixed drug reaction)


Diagnosis: Fixed drug reaction

Site: Chest

Sex: F

Age: 78


Description: Annular lesions on chest

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis


 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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