drug eruptions, sometimes called benign exanthems, are "by far the most common drug rash that we see" and typically are "the rashes that people refer to as drug rashes," Dr.
L is noted to have a widespread morbilliform
rash covering 50% to 60% of her body.
A, B) Classic morbilliform
measles rash in a Creole infant from Caracas.
In the primary stage of infection, a generalized morbilliform
eruption may occur while later on the disease is characterized by several infectious, inflammatory and neoplastic dermatoses.12
Among the side effects are acute renal failure, severe drug reactions such as generalized morbilliform
eruption (measles-like rash) with angioedema (swelling of skin) and urticaria (skin rash), vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) and anaphylactic shock (life-threatening allergic reaction).
EM is characterized by target lesions and drug eruptions are morbilliform
drug eruptions are the most common type of dermatologic drug reaction.
For example, the word "rash" was used as a diagnosis in 89 consults; of those, the most prevalent final diagnosis made by the dermatology service was a drug reaction (18%), including Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS), Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS), and morbilliform
The youngest patient was a 4-year-old girl, who developed a morbilliform
rash following cotrimoxazole intake for respiratory infection.
(17,18,19,20) Dermatologic side effects include urticaria, morbilliform
and vesiculobullous eruptions, exfoliative erythroderma, erythema multiforme, Steven Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrosis.
On day +270 after discontinuing tacrolimus in preparation for a dental procedure, he developed an extensive morbilliform
eruption on his head, neck, trunk, and extremities, as well as elevated transaminases consistent with chronic GVHD of the skin and liver.
The most common cutaneous morphology at the presentation was morbilliform
rash, including maculopapular rash and exanthematous rash (95.0% in SJS; 68.8% in overlap-TEN); there were significant differences between the SJS and overlap-TEN groups for morbilliform
rash (P = 0.036).