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November 12, 2001

DRESS Syndrome Associated With Nevirapine Therapy

Arch Intern Med. 2001;161(20):2501-2502. doi:

Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome or hypersensitive syndrome has been associated with the use of aromatic anticonvulsants, sulfonamides, calcium channel blockers, allopurinol, ranitidine, and thalidomide. The clinical manifestations include a diffuse maculopapular rash, fever, multivisceral involvement, eosinophilia, atypical lymphocytosis, and abnormal liver function test results.1

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