Republished: Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome in a patient taking lamotrigine

The DTB has republished this BMJ case report of a 50 year old man with acute diffuse rash, fever and eosinophilia 4 weeks after having started lamotrigine. Prednisolone 1 mg/kg/day and subsequent taper performed slowly over 10 weeks until remission was observed.


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