Pityriasis Rosea-like eruption associated with Clozapine: a case report
General Hospital Psychiatry, 04/25/2012Lai YW et al.
The authors report a 54–year–old male patient with chronic schizophrenia who had received clozapine for 28 days and developed generalized skin rashes, high fever, and elevated values in liver function tests. His clozapine was immediately discontinued. He received acute managements with steroid and antihistamine, and his symptoms were relieved after treatment. This case report can be used to remind clinicians of keeping in mind the potential of clozapine–associated adverse cutaneous drug reactions.
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