Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms and graft-versus-host disease developing sequentially in a patient

Department of Dermatology, King's College Hospital, London, UK.
Clinical and Experimental Dermatology (Impact Factor: 1.09). 10/2008; 34(2):199-201. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2230.2008.02823.x
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We describe a case of drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) and graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) developing sequentially in a patient displaying reactivation of CMV. We discuss the possibility that similar pathogenic mechanisms may be involved in the development of DRESS and GvHD.

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