Severe Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis Induced by Hydroxychloroquine Mimicking Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

@inproceedings{Naziha2010SevereAG,
  title={Severe Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis Induced by Hydroxychloroquine Mimicking Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis},
  author={Khammassi Naziha and Ben Sassi Maha and Mohsen Dorsaf and Hamza Mohsen},
  year={2010}
}
Anti-malarial drugs may induce numerous cutaneous adverse drug reactions as well as exacerbation of psoriasis. Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) is a clinical reaction pattern that is principally drug induced and is characterized by acute, extensive formation of non-follicular sterile pustules on an erythematous and oedematous substrate. Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), an anti-malarial drug widely used to treat rheumatic and dermatologic diseases, has been described as an uncommon… CONTINUE READING