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Fixed drug eruption

Disease definition

Fixed drug eruption is a rare toxic dermatosis disorder characterized by the appearance of a drug-induced rash which typically manifests with small (diameter less than 8 cm), erythematous, round, sometimes painful, plaques that result in long-lasting pigmentation and which recurr (usually at the same site) upon reexposure to the causative medication.

ORPHA:293812

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0877391
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10048796

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