Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-19-2019

Abstract

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.

Publication Title

J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect

First Page

285

Last Page

286

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