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Chapter 10: Drug-Induced Skin Reactions and GVHD
A. Drug-induced skin reactions

a. Classification of drug eruptions by pathogenesis
1. Immunologic drug reactions
2. Non-immunologic drug-induced skin reactions

b. Classification of drug eruptions by characteristic skin features

c. Methods of identifying the causative drug

d. Specific types of drug-induced skin reactions
1. Fixed drug eruption (FDE)
2. Adverse drug reactions in skin that can result in death
1) Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN)
2) Drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome

B. GVHD and viral eruptions

1. Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD)
2. Viral eruption

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Structure and
Function of the Skin
Histopathology of the Skin
Immunology of the Skin
Skin Lesions
Diagnosis of Skin Diseases
Treatment of Skin Diseases
Eczema and Dermatitis
Urticaria, Prurigo and Pruritus
Erythema, Erythroderma
(Exfoliative Dermatitis)
Drug-Induced Skin Reactions
and GVHD
Vasculitis, Purpura and
Other Vascular Diseases
Collagen Diseases
Physiochemical Injury and
Photosensitive Diseases
Blistering and Pustular Diseases
Disorders of Abnormal Keratinization
Disorders of Skin Color
Metabolic Disorders
Disorders of the Dermis and Subcutaneous Fat
Disorders of the Skin Appendages
Nevus and Neurocutaneous Syndrome
Benign Skin Tumors
Malignant Skin Tumors and Melanomas
Viral Infections
Bacterial Infections
Fungal Diseases
Mycobacterial Infections
Sexually Transmitted
Skin Diseases Caused by Arthropods and Other Noxious Animals
Genodermatoses: Genetic Counseling and Prenatal Diagnosis
Dermoscopy: Appendix