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European Journal of Dermatology


A case of lichenoid drug eruption induced by fenofibrate Volume 30, issue 3, May-June 2020


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Department of Dermatology, Kanto Central Hospital of the Mutual Aid Association of Public School Teachers, Tokyo, Japan

Lichenoid drug eruption (LDE) is a type of cutaneous drug-induced adverse reaction. Common causative agents include antihypertensives, antimalarials, penicillamine, and gold salts [1]. Here, we report a rare case of LDE induced by fenofibrate and probably associated with exposure to sunlight.A 68-year-old man complaining of purplish, well-demarcated, flat-topped papules on his forehead was referred to our dermatology clinic (figure 1A). The rash appeared six months ago and did not respond to topical [...]