Zaw Thant Lwin* and Zen Yong
Department of Acute Internal Medicine, Ninewells Hospital, UKFulltext PDF
We report a case of bleomycin induced drug allergy in a healthy 34 year-old gentleman. He developed generalized maculopapular rashes with some vesicles over the shoulders, abdomen and both upper limbs and right thigh which were mistaken for herpes skin infections a few days after receiving bleomycin. Using this case report, we emphasize the importance of distinguishing between herpes virus skin infection and drugs induced reaction and highlight the difference in management strategies.
Bleomycin; Maculopapular rashes; Anaphylactic reaction
Lwin ZT, Yong Z. Bleomycin Induced Drug Allergy Mimicking Herpes Skin Infection: A Case Report. J Hematol Mult Myeloma. 2020; 5(1): 1025.