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Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis Induced by Hydroxychloroquine

N. Boussetta, R. Dhahri, F. Agili, L. Metoui, Y. Ben Ariba, I. Gharsallah, B. Louzir, N. Ben Abdelhafidh, S. Othmani

Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis (AGEP) is a rare and severe cutaneous reaction whose etiology is most often drugs. Spontaneous resolution is observed in most patients. Hydroxychloroquine is an uncommon cause of AGEP. A 54-year-old female patient presented with severe AGEP due to hydroxychloroquine treatment prescribed for a primary Sjogren's syndrom.