Abstract

Dress Syndrome: A Review and Update

Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia And Systemic Symptom Syndrome [DRESS] is a hypersensitivity drug reaction, most frequently associated with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), characterized by skin rash, fever, pharyngitis, lymphadenopathy, and visceral organ involvement, typically presenting within 8 weeks of initiation of therapy. Management of DRESS syndrome involves prompt withdrawal of the offending drug and use of systemic corticosteroids.


Author(s):

Waseem D, Muzamil Latief, Najeebullah Sofi, Imtiyaz Dar, Qayoom Khan, Farhat Abbas, Pervez Sofi



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