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Title: Fixed drug eruption of the penis secondary to sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim.
Authors: Lawrentschuk, Nathan L;Pan, David;Troy, Andrew J
Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Department of Urology, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 29-Jan-2006
Citation: Thescientificworldjournal 2006; 6(): 2319-22
Abstract: Penile lesions are encountered in a variety of fields from family medicine practice through urology, to sexual health specialists. It is important that practitioners consider and recognize fixed drug eruptions of the penis while being able to initiate appropriate treatment in order to avoid misdiagnosis and avoidable stress. In summary, withdrawal of the offending medication and initiation of corticosteroid therapy remain the cornerstones of treatment of fixed drug eruptions of the penis.
Internal ID Number: 17619697
DOI: 10.1100/tsw.2006.361
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Adrenal Cortex Hormones.therapeutic use
Anti-Infective Agents.adverse effects
Drug Eruptions.diagnosis.pathology
Middle Aged
Penis.drug effects
Treatment Outcome
Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination.adverse effects
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