The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2011 , Vol 53 , Num 2
Localized Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis with Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid
Departments of 1 Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 2Pediatrics, 3Pediatric Pathology, and 4Dermatology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) is a rare skin disorder, characterized by acute development of numerous, pin-head sized, non- follicular pustules on erythematous skin, with high fever and neutrophilia. The condition is frequently caused by hypersensitivity reaction to drugs or viral infections. Diagnosis is established according to clinical and histological criteria. Herein, we report a 17-year-old girl with localized AGEP related to the use of amoxicillin-clavulanate. Keywords : acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, amoxicillin, clavulanate.
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