Povidone‐Iodine–Induced Burn: Case Report and Review of the Literature

@article{Lowe2006PovidoneIodineInducedBC,
  title={Povidone‐Iodine–Induced Burn: Case Report and Review of the Literature},
  author={D. Lowe and S. Knowles and E. Weber and C. Railton and N. Shear},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={26}
}
  • D. Lowe, S. Knowles, +2 authors N. Shear
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy
Burns are a rare but potentially serious complication of povidone‐iodine use. This rare adverse drug reaction developed in a 38‐year‐old woman who underwent laparoscopic right ovarian cystectomy and endometrial ablation as a day procedure involving application of the topical antiseptic 10% povidone‐iodine solution. Two days later, the patient was admitted to the hospital with burning, pain, itching, marked redness, and blistering extending from her midback to buttocks. A stain on her back also… Expand
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