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Drug induced cutaneous manifestations due to treatment of gastrointestinal disorders

Author(s):

Milica Stojkovic Lalosevic, Jovan Lalosevic*, Mihailo Stjepanovic, Marija Stojanovic and Mirjana Stojkovic   Pages 1 - 13 ( 13 )

Abstract:


Cutaneous manifestations due to drugs used in treatment of gastrointestinal disorders are multiple and common. Adequate diagnosis is of great importance, bearing in mind that therapeutic regimen depends on it. In this review we provided an overview of the most common drug-induced skin lesions with a detailed explanation of disease course, presentation and treatment having in mind that in the recent years novel therapeutic modalities have been introduced in treatment of various gastrointestinal disorders, and that incidence of cutaneous adverse reactions has been on the rise.

Keywords:

drug reactions, gastrointestinal disorders, urticaria, angioedema, serum sickness like, fixed drug reactions, vasculitis, drug-induced pemphigus, acneiform eruptions, SJS, TEN, erythroderma

Affiliation:

Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Clinic of Dermatovenereology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade



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