A drug eruption is an acute or subacute adverse cutaneous reaction to a drug or medicine. There are several different types of drug eruption, which range from a clinically mild and unnoticed rash to a severe cutaneous adverse reaction (SCAR) that may be life threatening.
When we have a client with the following condition: drug eruption
Signs and symptoms for drug eruption
- Mucous membrane erosions
- Nikolsky sign
- Confluent erythema
- Angioedema and tongue swelling
- Palpable purpura
- Skin necrosis
Is drug eruption contagious?
No, "drug eruption" is NOT contagious!