Case Report

Metamizole Associated Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis


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  • Bengü Tuman
  • Nadir Göksügür
  • Hesna Müzeyyen Astarcı

J Turk Acad Dermatol 2016;10(1):0-0


Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis is a rare and severe cutaneous reaction generally triggered by drug intake. Metamizole is a frequently used drug as an analgesic and antipyretic all over the world. Although it’s widely usage there are only a few report about metamizole associated acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis. Herein we present a 49-yearold man with AGEP due to metamizol.

Keywords: Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, Metamizol, Drug reaction