Néphrologie & Thérapeutique


DRESS syndrome following furosemide administration: An unusual association Volume 16, issue 7, Décembre 2020


1 IntroductionDrug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome is a severe and rare adverse drug reaction characterized by the association of a skin eruption, eosinophilia anda multivisceral involvement [1]. Several drugs are known to induce DRESS syndrome. However, sulfonamide diuretic agents have been scarcely implicated [1]. Furosemide, a sulfonamide loop diuretic drug, is known to induce hypersensitive reactions such as bullous eruptions, acute generalized exanthematous [...]