Rev Med Suisse. 2008 Jul 16;4(165):1671-5.
[Article in French]


Drug-eruptions are common adverse events that may be potentially severe. This review focuses on the principal clinical presentations of drug-eruptions, the identification procedure of the causal drug and the best ways of notifying serious or unexpected adverse events (pharmaco-vigilance) in order to identify the high-risk therapeutic classes.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Systems*
  • Drug Eruptions* / diagnosis
  • Drug Eruptions* / etiology
  • Drug Monitoring
  • Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions*
  • Humans
  • Product Surveillance, Postmarketing
  • Skin Diseases / chemically induced