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LOPEZ PUPO, Natacha et al. Main clinical and epidemiological aspects in patient with dermopathies due to drugs. MEDISAN [online]. 2014, vol.18, n.2, pp.165-171. ISSN 1029-3019.

A descriptive, cross sectional and prospective study of the 51 patients with dermopathies due to drugs, admitted to the Dermatology Service of "Dr. Juan Bruno Zayas Alfonso" Teaching General Hospital in Santiago de Cuba was carried out from January, 2011 to December, 2012, to determine the clinical and epidemiological characteristics of them. For this purpose, the variables age, sex, clinical pattern, ingested drugs and administration route, person who indicated the drug, among others, were analyzed. The skin eruptions due to drugs were presented in a wide clinical variety, with prevalence of the minor multiform erythema, the treatment was indicated by doctors in most of the cases, and among the groups of consumed drugs with more frequency there were the antimicrobians and the non steroids analgesic anti-inflammatory drugs.

Keywords : eruptions due to drugs; adverse reactions to drugs; antimicrobians; non steroid analgesic anti-inflammatory drugs; Dermatology Service.

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