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Cetirizine-induced fixed drug eruption: a case report and review of literature

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Sanjeewani Fonseka ,

University of Peradeniya, LK
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Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine
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Brabaharan Subhani

University of Peradeniya, LK
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Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine
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Abstract

Cetirizine is a commonly used antihistamine in the management of itchy dermatoses, allergic reactions and cutaneous drug eruptions. However, it can rarely be the causative agent in cutaneous drug eruptions. Here we report a case of cetirizine-induced fixed drug eruption (FDE).

How to Cite: Fonseka, S. and Subhani, B., 2020. Cetirizine-induced fixed drug eruption: a case report and review of literature. Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine, 29(1), pp.29–31. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljm.v29i1.132
Published on 18 Jun 2020.
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