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Allergy to Bus

  • Iraj Mohammadzadeh
  • Farzaneh Rahmani
  • Nima RezaeiEmail author
Chapter

Practical Points

  • Positive Nikolsky sign is suggestive for toxic epidermal necrolysis or Steven-Johnsons syndrome

  • Medications are the leading cause of Steven-Johnsons syndrome with allopurinol, aromatic anti-convalescents, such as phenobarbital, carbamazepine and lamotrigine, as well as sulfonamides and NSAIDs being on top list

Keywords

Fixed-drug eruption Erythema Multiformis Toxic epidermal necrolysis Stevens-Johnson syndrome 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iraj Mohammadzadeh
    • 1
  • Farzaneh Rahmani
    • 2
    • 3
  • Nima Rezaei
    • 2
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Non-Communicable Pediatric Diseases Research CenterBabol University of Medical SciencesBabolIran
  2. 2.Network of Immunity in Infection, Malignancy and Autoimmunity (NIIMA)Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN)TehranIran
  3. 3.NeuroImaging Network (NIN)Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN)TehranIran
  4. 4.Department of Immunology, School of Medicine, Research Center for Immunodeficiencies (RCID), Children’s Medical CenterTehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS)TehranIran

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