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Drug Eruptions in Pigmented Skin

  • Baraka M. Chaula
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Abstract

Cutaneous adverse reactions to drugs are not uncommon. Clinical presentations on the skin are highly variable and can lead to serious clinical complications, be even lethal. The main challenge in managing these conditions is identifying the responsible drug. Currently, there is no definitive diagnostic test that can be applied to the wide range of the entities arising due to drug intolerance; the experienced physician has to reach clinical diagnosis.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Baraka M. Chaula
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  1. 1.Dermatology Unit, Department of Internal MedicineMbeya Zonal Referral HospitalMbeyaTanzania

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