Goals and objectives
The purpose of this module is to help medical students develop a clinical approach to the evaluation and initial management of patients who present with cutaneous drug eruptions. After completing this module, the learner should be able to:
- Describe the morphology of common drug eruptions.
- List key features of drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome (DIHS), Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN).
- Describe initial steps in the management of drug eruptions.
- Recognize when to refer a patient with a drug eruption to a dermatologist.
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