drug eruption


drug eruption
an adverse cutaneous reaction produced by ingestion, parenteral use, or local application of a drug, which may produce various morphologic patterns and types of lesions. Called also drug-induced dermatitis, dermatitis medicamentosa, and drug rash.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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