Litt's Drug Eruptions & Reactions Manual

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Jerome Z. Litt, Walter A. Pawlak
Taylor & Francis, 1997 - Medical - 536 pages
This is the 1997 full-color edition of Dr. Jerome Litt's widely cited, highly acclaimed state-of-the-art annual compendium of drug eruption references. Immensely popular among dermatologists, the manual describes and catalogs the adverse cutaneous side effects of more than 500 commonly prescribed and over-the-counter American drugs, indexed by both generic and trade names. This edition lists over 1,200 drugs and cites more than 15,000 references (author, journal or book, volume, date, and page) for each side effect of every drug, primarily those involving the skin, the hair, the nails, and the mucous membranes. The manual also contains an augmented list of reaction patterns that include acne, acute exanthematous pustulosis, alopecia, aphthous stomatitis, bullous eruptions, bullous pemphigoid, erythema multiforme, erythema nodosum, exanthems, exfoliative dermatitis, fixed eruptions, lichenoid eruptions, lupus erythematosus, onycholysis, pemphigus, photosensitivity, pityriasis rosea, pruritus, psoriasis, purpura, pustular eruptions, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, urticaria, and vasculitis.

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