VANCOMYCIN-INDUCED DRESS SYNDROME MASQUERADING AS RED MAN SYNDROME

@inproceedings{Zafar2018VANCOMYCININDUCEDDS,
  title={VANCOMYCIN-INDUCED DRESS SYNDROME MASQUERADING AS RED MAN SYNDROME},
  author={Sonia Zafar and S Pal and Naga Sasidhar Kanaparthy},
  year={2018}
}
Introduction DRESS (drug reaction and eosinophilia with systemic symptoms) syndrome is a severe drug-induced reaction most typically characterized by fevers, lymphadenopathy, transaminitis, kidney injury, and/or rash. We present a case of DRESS syndrome after vancomycin administration masquerading as Red Man syndrome. Case Description A 63-year old woman with history of Rheumatoid arthritis, hyperlipidemia, and recent right foot osteomyelitis presented to our hospital with fever, malaise, and a… CONTINUE READING