A patient who was receiving aurothioglucose developed a severe reaction characterized by dermatitis, alopecia, and fever. A positive lymphocyte transformation test with aurothioglucose as the test antigen in addition to other clinical and laboratory findings suggested that the reaction was allergic in origin.
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