cutaneous reaction


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cutaneous reaction

[kyü′tā·nē·əs rē′ak·shən]
(medicine)
Any change in the outer layers of the skin, as in sunburn or the rash in measles.
Any immediate or delayed immune reaction in the skin resulting from antigen-antibody interaction.
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TEN is a rare and potentially fatal cutaneous reaction to medicaments [1,2].
Critical overview: adverse cutaneous reactions to psychotropic medications.
Well-known side effects of docetaxel include peripheral neuropathy, myelosuppression, arthralgia, myalgia, fluid retention, and cutaneous reactions. One uncommon cutaneous side effect of docetaxel is a scleroderma-like skin change for which there have been more than 10 case reports in the literature.
Vaccination with VACV is administered by scarification of the skin which causes characteristic focal lesions that are indicative of successful vaccination, otherwise known as a major cutaneous reaction, or take (7,8).
Despite the entity of the problem, the international literature reports only 2 studies concerning the prevalence of pine processionary cutaneous reactions: one in children [12] and one in the general adult population [13], while the largest available case series encompass 30 patients diagnosed with occupational immunologic urticaria from pine caterpillar [14].
Erythema nodosum (EN) is a cutaneous reaction consisting of inflammatory lesions.
Employing a simple strategy to evaluate the cutaneous reaction of an EPP patient to the laparoscopic light source gave maximal reassurance that laparoscopic cholecystectomy would not provoke intra-peritoneal complications.
This lag time was short (less than or equal to] I2) was days) for seven patients, among whom one had had a previous cutaneous reaction to the incriminated drug (carbamazepine).
The researchers defined DILI as a fivefold or greater increase in aspartate aminotransferase (AST) or alanine aminotransferase (ALT); a threefold or greater increase with symptoms, including cutaneous reactions; any elevation of AST, ALT, or alkaline phosphatase (ALP) accompanying a bilirubin increase of 2 mg/dL or more; or a twofold or higher increase in ALP combined with a cutaneous reaction.
In every patient, a history regarding drug intake, reaction time and history of previous drug reaction, was taken and examination done to find out the type of cutaneous reaction.
The primary outcome measure was overall NVP toxicity (severe hepatotoxicity and severe cutaneous reaction).
In the setting of a young, immunosuppressed patient who develops an acneiform eruption, the differential diagnosis is lengthy and includes steroid-induced acne, a cutaneous reaction to targeted anticancer therapy, gram-negative folliculitis secondary to long-term antibiotic therapy, and Pityrosporum folliculitis, as well as D.