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A case of levetiracetam induced bullous pemphigoid.
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PMID:  23030621     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Bullous pemphigoid is a chronic, acquired autoimmune skin disease. Certain drugs such as furosemide, penicillins, sulfonamides, ciprofloxacins, penicillamines, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, chloroquine, and phenacetin were reported to cause bullous pemphigoid. This is a case report of a 70-year-old female, who presented with the formation of diffuse cutaneous blister in month after starting to use levetiracetam. Dermatological exam and histopathological findings were consistent with bullous pemphigoid. To the best of our knowledge this is the first case of bullous pemphigoid in the literature associated with levetiracetam use.
Authors:
Ayse Serap Karadag; Serap Gunes Bilgili; Omer Calka; Sevda Onder; Mustafa Kosem; Evren Burakgazi-Dalkilic
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutaneous and ocular toxicology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1556-9535     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutan Ocul Toxicol     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101266892     Medline TA:  Cutan Ocul Toxicol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Yuzuncu Yil University, School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology , Van , Turkey.
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