Cutaneous adverse drug reactions: a 9-year study from a South Indian Hospital.

  title={Cutaneous adverse drug reactions: a 9-year study from a South Indian Hospital.},
  author={Mandava Sushma and Martin Noel and M C Ritika and Joshua James and Shoba Guido},
  journal={Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety},
  volume={14 8},
PURPOSE To study the clinical spectrum of cutaneous adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in hospitalized patients retrospectively for 9 years and to establish a causal link between the drug and the reaction by using World Health Organization (WHO) causality definitions. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective hospital-based study over a period of 9 years (January 1994 to December 2002) was carried out in the Department of Dermatology of St. John's Medical College Hospital to record various cutaneous… CONTINUE READING


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