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Carbamazepine induced Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) due to missed history of mast cell activation triggered by methotrexate.
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  • Tamer Zaalouk,
  • zouheir Bitar,
  • Osama Maadarani,
  • Mohamed Elhabibi
Tamer Zaalouk
Ahmadi Hospital
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zouheir Bitar
Ahmadi Hospital
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Osama Maadarani
Ahmadi Hospital
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Mohamed Elhabibi
Ahmadi Hospital
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Abstract

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) happen as a result of infection, side effects to medications or of unknown etiology. Carbamazepine is a common cause (SJS). Good history taking is crucial if clinically indicated treatment with carbamazepine. carbamazepine should be avoided with previous history of severe drug reaction like mast cell activation syndrome.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

30 Jul 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
06 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
06 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed
16 Aug 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned