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Abstract

Background

The tremendous increase in the use of drugs has considerably increased their side effects.

Objectives

The aim of this work is to demonstrate Dress syndrome induced by levetiracetam an anti-epileptic drug.

Methods

We describe a skin eruption observed in an-hospitalized in an intensive care unit patient who received levetiracetam.

Results

According to morphology of the rash and the laboratory findings the rash fulfills the criteria for Dress syndrome.

Conclusion

Levetiracetam may induce Dress syndrome.