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October 1978

Fixed Drug Eruptions to Tetracyclines

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans.

Arch Dermatol. 1978;114(10):1484-1485. doi:10.1001/archderm.1978.01640220033007

• We observed 11 cases of fixed drug eruption to tetracyclines. Two cases were in a mother and her adult son, and two patients experienced fading of their lesions while continuing to take 1 g of the drug per day. Several patients were cross-reactive to different salts.

(Arch Dermatol 114:1484-1485, 1978)