Ten cases of drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) treated with pulsed intravenous methylprednisolone.

@article{Natkunarajah2011TenCO,
  title={Ten cases of drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) treated with pulsed intravenous methylprednisolone.},
  author={Janakan Natkunarajah and Sacha I. Goolamali and Emma Craythorne and Emma Clare Benton and Catherine Smith and Rachael Morris-Jones and Julia A. Wendon and Elisabeth Higgins and Daniel J Creamer},
  journal={European journal of dermatology : EJD},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={385-91}
}
Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) is a rare, life-threatening, drug-induced illness characterised by a widespread polymorphic eruption, fever and multivisceral involvement. There is little published on the management of DRESS. Prompt recognition and withdrawal of the causative drug is essential, along with supportive treatment. However, the condition commonly progresses despite these measures. Oral corticosteroids are usually given but the response can be suboptimal… CONTINUE READING

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