Drug-induced pemphigus related to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.


We report a case of drug-induced pemphigus caused by an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, captopril. The cutaneous reaction remitted after withdrawal of captopril therapy. Unique to this case, however, was the substitution of another angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, enalapril, without exacerbation of the pemphigus. To the best of our… (More)


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@article{Kaplan1992DruginducedPR, title={Drug-induced pemphigus related to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.}, author={Richard P. Kaplan and Tim Potter and John N. Fox}, journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology}, year={1992}, volume={26 2 Pt 2}, pages={364-6} }