Colitis may be part of the antiepileptic drug hypersensitivity syndrome.


PURPOSE To show that colitis may be part of the antiepileptic hypersensitivity syndrome. METHODS Description of two case histories. RESULTS The first patient was a 47-year-old man who developed fever, lymphadenopathy, influenza-like symptoms, facial edema, skin rash and diarrhea after 3 weeks of carbamazepine (CBZ) treatment. Laparotomy because of… (More)


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