Acetaminophen-induced generalized fixed drug eruption in a 5-year-old girl

Giovanni Genovese, Carlo Gelmetti, Cristina Spigariolo, Cristiana Colonna

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Acetaminophen is one of the most widely prescribed analgesic drugs. Fixed drug eruption, especially the pigmenting type, is reported in literature as a possible adverse event to acetaminophen in child. We hereby present a case of generalized fixed drug eruption due to acetaminophen intake in a 5-year-old dark-skinned child.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)756-758
JournalPediatric Dermatology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • acetaminophen
  • drug reaction
  • generalized fixed drug eruption

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dermatology


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