Sulfonamide hypersensitivity syndrome

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Sulfonamide hypersensitivity syndrome
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 Y40
ICD-9-CM E930.8

Sulfonamide hypersensitivity syndrome is similar to anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome, but the onset is often sooner in the treatment course, generally after 7–14 days of therapy.[1]:118–9

It is considered immune-mediated.[2]

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  1. ^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0721629210.
  2. ^ Cribb AE, Pohl LR, Spielberg SP, Leeder JS (August 1997). "Patients with delayed-onset sulfonamide hypersensitivity reactions have antibodies recognizing endoplasmic reticulum luminal proteins". J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 282 (2): 1064–71. PMID 9262376.