Epicutaneous test in carbamazepine cutaneous reactions.

  title={Epicutaneous test in carbamazepine cutaneous reactions.},
  author={Michael Jones and Jes{\'u}s Fern{\'a}ndez-Herrera and Julian Dorado and Miriam Sols and Maite Ru{\'i}z and Amaro Garc{\'i}a-D{\'i}ez},
  volume={188 1},
Carbamazepine is a widely used drug associated with numerous side effects including skin eruptions that appear in about 4% of patients. Epicutaneous tests have been used with variable success in skin drug reactions. The purpose of this study was to work out the efficacy of this type of test in carbamazepine reactions. Five patients with carbamazepine cutaneous reaction were studied. Clinical, laboratory and histopathological data were recorded. The 5 patients and 20 controls were tested with… CONTINUE READING