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Recall Dermatitis to Metronidazole.

J Cutan Med Surg. 2014 Dec 1;18(0):1-2

Authors: Mussani F, Skotnicki S

Background and Objective:Recall dermatitis is an uncommon entity that has been noted with patch testing, repeat exposures to a medication or allergen, and the concurrent use of ultraviolet radiation and certain medications. Recall dermatitis from primary cutaneous exposure and subsequent oral exposure are rare, and the etiology remains unknown.Conclusion:We report a case of recall dermatitis with a drug eruption secondary to metronidazole. Therapy with this medication was initially topical for rosacea and subsequently oral for a gastrointestinal infection. This case draws attention to the use of metronidazole and the risk of recall dermatitis.

PMID: 25492427 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25492427?dopt=Abstract = URL to article

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