Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptom (DRESS) induced by carbamazepine: a case report and literature review

@inproceedings{Omairi2014DrugRW,
  title={Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptom (DRESS) induced by carbamazepine: a case report and literature review},
  author={Nissrine El Omairi and Sanae Abourazzak and Sanae Chaouki and Samir Atmani and Moustapha Hida},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
  year={2014}
}
Drug-induced hypersensitivity or Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptom (DRESS) is a severe adverse drug-induced reaction. Diagnosing DRESS is challenging due to the diversity of cutaneous eruption and organs involved. Most of the aromatic anticonvulsants, such as phenytoin, phenobarbital, and carbamazepine, can induce DRESS. Culprit drug… CONTINUE READING