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A Journal on Dermatology


Journal of Istituto Dermatologico San Gallicano
Official Journal of the Associazione Dermatologi Ospedalieri Italiani - A.D.O.I.
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Esperienze Dermatologiche 2011 September;13(3):117-8

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A case of leukocytoclastic vasculitis associated with ampicillin-sulbactam

Ozkan O., Cagatay A., Kapmaz M., Basaran S., Karadeniz A., Buyukbabani N.

Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology , Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul

Leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV) is the most frequent form of vasculitis at the skin. Cutaneous LCV is associated with a wide spectrum of systemic inflammatory conditions, malignancies, infections, or drug hypersensitivities. We report here 76-year old lady, who developed LCV after treatment with ampicillin-sulbactam for psoas abscess. This is the first report about LCV associated with ampicillin/sulbactam treatment.

language: English


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