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Anticonvulsant Hypersensitivity Syndrome

Known as: Anti-Convulsant Hypersensitivity Syndrome 
A form of drug hypersensitivity syndrome caused by anti-convulsants.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome (AHS) is a life-threatening, drug-induced, multiorgan system reaction. The… 
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Background The anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome is a potentially fatal multisystemic reaction to anticonvulsant… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Cutaneous adverse reactions are frequently described with anticonvulsant drugs, especially with aromatic drugs such as… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Recently, it has been proposed that viral infection is involved in the pathogenesis of hypersensitivity syndrome. Cytomegalovirus… 
Review
1999
Review
1999
Although the anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome was first described in 1950, confusion still abounds regarding the syndrome… 
Review
1998
Review
1998
We systematically reviewed and analyzed published and unpublished cases of lamotrigine-associated adverse drug reactions… 
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Viral infections are thought to play a part in some cutaneous drug reactions. Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV6), which is the agent of… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome is a potentially fatal drug reaction with cutaneous and systemic reactions (incidence… 
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND -The anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome is characterized by the development of fever, rash, lymphadenopathy, and… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Arene oxide metabolites of aromatic anticonvulsants (phenytoin, phenobarbital, and carbamazepine) may be involved in the… 
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