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Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis due to dextromethorphan

  • Author(s): Otero Rivas, M.M.;
  • Sanchez Sambucety, P.;
  • Garcia-Ruiz de Morales, J.M.;
  • Perez Paredes, G.;
  • Rodriguez Prieto, M.A.
  • et al.

Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) is a rare, severe, pustular, cutaneous reaction. We report a case in which a patient developed AGEP after the intake of 3 different antitussive agents containing dextromethorphan as the only ingredient in common.

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