Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) is a rare adverse effect of clindamycin characterized by widespread papules and pustulosis 1 - 3 weeks of its use. Case description: We present a case of a 71-year-old woman diagnosed with AGEP after clindamycin use for a tooth infection. She had been started on empiric prednisone without benefit. She did not have any systemic involvement and had an unremarkable blood work . Her rash resolved completely in a month.
J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect
Basnet, S., Dhital, R., & Tharu, B. (2019). Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis: a rare side effect of clindamycin.. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect, 9 (3), 285-286. https://doi.org/10.1080/20009666.2019.1601057