Doxycycline Reactions 1680, p124 - 2 Dec 2017 Blistering and ulcerated lesions of mouth and hand: case report A 53-year-old man developed blistering and ulcerated lesions of mouth and hand following treatment with The man presented with the symptoms of African tick bite fever. He had been receiving oral doxycycline 100mg for the treatment of rosacea [route not stated]. Within hours of the doxycycline administration, he had developed blistering and ulcerated lesions in the corner of his mouth and in between digits of his hands. He experienced the same reaction when he received doxycycline at a lowe dose of 40mg daily. Following a definitive diagnosis of African tick bite fever, the man’s doxycycline therapy was switched to rifampicin [outcomes not stated]. Author comment: "His doxycycline intolerance consisted of blistering and ulcerated oral lesions in the corner of his mouth as well as between digits of his hands." Strand A, et al. African Tick Bite Fever Treated Successfully with Rifampin in a Patient with Doxycycline Intolerance. Clinical Infectious Diseases 65: 1582-1584, No. 9, 16 Oct 2017. Available from: URL: - USA 803285133 0114-9954/17/1680-0001/$14.95 Adis © 2017 Springer International Publishing AG. All rights reserved Reactions 2 Dec 2017 No. 1680 Reactions Weekly Springer Journals


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