Paracetamol induced fixed drug eruption: a case report

Rohan C. Hire, Smita Sontakke, Ganesh N. Dakhale, Amruta Kamble, A. S. Kale


Fixed drug eruption (FDE) is a type of drug-induced skin reaction pattern that characteristically recurs at the same skin or mucosal site. Paracetamol is one of the common drugs prescribed as analgesic–antipyretic agent in all age group of patients. FDE is a well-reported, but uncommon side-effect of paracetamol, usually the classic, pigmenting type most commonly found in children and adolescents. We present a case of 52 years old male patient who developed FDE over the glans penis following paracetamol use.


Skin eruptions, Acetaminophen

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