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April 1984

Fixed Drug EruptionA Brief Review

Author Affiliations

From the Section of Dermatology, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago.

Arch Dermatol. 1984;120(4):520-524. doi:10.1001/archderm.1984.01650400102024

• Fixed drug eruption (FDE) is a distinctive variant of drug-induced dermatoses with characteristic recurrence at the same site of the skin or mucous membranes. The clinical and laboratory features of FDE are reviewed herein and possible pathogenetic mechanisms are discussed.

(Arch Dermatol 1984;120:520-524)