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Letters Fixed drug eruption

More on fixed drug eruptions

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 21 July 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b2924
  1. Felix I D Konotey-Ahulu, Kwegyir Aggrey distinguished professor of human genetics1
  1. 1University of Cape Coast, Ghana
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    Quartey-Papafio draws attention to paracetamol as one of the culprits for a fixed drug eruption.1 In patients with black skin the well demarcated patches become blacker and sometimes pruritic.

    Phenolphthalein, …

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