Ibuprofen Related Erythema Multiforme Dermatologic Disorder, A Case Report

authors:

avatar Viroj Wiwanitkit, 1 , *

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330 Thailand; Physician at Health Unit, Student Affairs, Chulalongkorn University Bangkok 10330 Thailand

how to cite: Wiwanitkit, V. Ibuprofen Related Erythema Multiforme Dermatologic Disorder, A Case Report. Shiraz E-Med J.7(2):20358.

Abstract

Ibuprofen, is a widely used nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Here, we reported a rare adverse effect of ibuprofen as ibuprofen related skin rash with swelling lips. The case was diagnosed on the present illness and follow up. This is a rare adverse effect of ibuprofen with the incidence less than 0.1 %. The awareness of the physician to this widely used drug on its rare adverse effect is necessary.

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