Stomatitis, Cheilitis und Konjunktivitis nach grippalem Infekt

Jakob, M. and Stuhrmann, N. and Jordan, J. and Bootz, F. and Schröck, A.. (2009) Stomatitis, Cheilitis und Konjunktivitis nach grippalem Infekt. HNO : Organ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohrenheilkunde, Kopf- und Halschirurgie, der Vereinigungen Westdeutscher, Nordwestdeutscher und Schleswig-Holsteiner HNO-Aerzte, der Otolaryngologischen Gesellschaften zu Berlin und München, der Gese, Vol. 57. pp. 914-917.

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A 24-year-old female patient complained of odynophagy, rhinitis, general apathy and fever (38.5 degrees C) which had persisted for 5 days. Treatment had initially been a combination of paracetamol, ibuprofen and acetylsalicylic acid and when no improvement occurred amoxicillin was prescribed. Nutrition and fluid intake was not possible due to excessive odynophagy. In addition to leukocytosis and increased C-reactive protein, there were pronounced erosive, reddened edematous and fibrin-covered alterations of the whole oral, pharyngeal and laryngeal mucous membranes as well as conjunctivitis. The lips were red with hemorrhagic scabs. The diagnosis was Fuchs' syndrome which is a severe medication-induced skin reaction. Abstinence from the agent (medication) responsible and early cortisone therapy are decisive.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Operative Fächer (Klinik) > Bewegungsapparat und Integument > Traumatologie / Orthopädie (Jakob)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Operative Fächer (Klinik) > Bewegungsapparat und Integument > Traumatologie / Orthopädie (Jakob)
UniBasel Contributors:Jakob, Marcel
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Note:Note: Englischer Titel: Stomatitis, cheilitis and conjunctivitis after a common cold -- Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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