Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP)--a clinical reaction pattern.

  title={Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP)--a clinical reaction pattern.},
  author={Alexis Sidoroff and S. H. Halevy and Jan Nico Bouwes Bavinck and Lo{\"i}c Vaillant and J. C. Roujeau},
  journal={Journal of cutaneous pathology},
  volume={28 3},
BACKGROUND A wide range of diseases or reactions can cause pustular eruptions of the skin. In this spectrum there seems to be a subgroup with characteristic clinical features and a typical course which is mostly caused by drugs for which the term acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) has been established. OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical features of AGEP. METHODS The authors' experience from a multinational epidemiological study on severe cutaneous adverse reactions and a… CONTINUE READING
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