Linezolid-induced black hairy tongue: a case report

@inproceedings{Khasawneh2013LinezolidinducedBH,
  title={Linezolid-induced black hairy tongue: a case report},
  author={Faisal A Khasawneh and Dereje Fikremariam Moti and Joseph Anthony Zorek},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
  year={2013}
}
UNLABELLED INTRODUCTION Linezolid-induced black hairy tongue has been rarely reported. The purpose of this paper is to report a case of linezolid-induced black hairy tongue and review the literature. CASE PRESENTATION A 56-year-old Caucasian man was admitted with community-acquired pneumonia that failed to respond to levofloxacin 750mg daily. He was started on linezolid and meropenem and was subsequently discharged home on oral linezolid 600mg every 12 hours and intravenous ertapenem 1g… CONTINUE READING
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